United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Ms Valerie Amos visited the Civil Defence Academy (CDA) earlier today. Ms Amos was received by Commissioner SCDF, Commissioner Eric Yap. The visit provided Ms Amos an insight into SCDF’s Concept of Operations and its training facilities at the academy.
During her visit, Ms Amos was shown the academy's state-of-the-art computer-controlled simulators used for fire-fighting, rescue, Hazardous Materials mitigation and pre-hospital care management. In addition, Ms Amos was also shown the academy's latest training system, the Advanced Command Training System which uses a 3D immersive environment for command and control training for senior commanders.