Trans-boundary exercise to test the lines of communication in case of an oil spill

  • Date(s)
    16-17 Mar 2015
  • Location
    Nigeria (Abuja)

Information

Countries invitedCameroon, Nigeria
ActivityTrans-boundary exercise
TopicTrans-boundary issues
Number of Participants70
HostNational Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA)

Objectives

  • Establish lines of communication between Nigeria and Cameroon in the case of a trans-boundary oil spill incident as well as test and practice communication procedures
  • Test the National Oil Spill Contingency Plan of the respective countries in the case of a trans-boundary oil spill incident
  • Test different mechanisms for requests for assistance and allocation of international resources