Itanagar- Mock Drill on Earthquake Preparedness Held in Schools

Itanagar

demo-photo-2Awareness cum mock drill on earthquake preparedness and rescue operation was conducted at Government Secondary School, Mani, under Doimukh Circle on today on 2nd August,2016 by the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), Papumpare (Rural), Yupia in collaboration with the 12th Bn NDRF, Doimukh.

Sub- Inspector Rahul Ranjan, 12th Bn NDRF, Doimukh while addressing the children informed that his team is ready to conduct such awareness programme in other schools and areas of the district in order to create awareness amongst the school going children and the villagers. His team members explained the earthquake strike for few seconds and it continuing up to maximum one minute.

The NDRF personnel led by Sub-Inspector Rahul Ranjan conducted a demonstration on rescue operations & how to give First aid to the victims of disaster by involving few volunteers of the school.

Earlier, while welcoming the participants Smt Preetha Menon, DDMO, Yupia advised the students to make themselves acquainted with the Dos and Donts on earthquake & other natural calamities giving some tips on earth quake Drop Cover Hold for the students.

The Head Master Shri Nabam Rekom along with all teachers and staffs of the School were present in the programme and expressed his gratitude to the District Administration and NDRF for organising such type of valuable awareness programme in their school.

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