Arunachal: mock drill on earthquake disaster was organised in Nirjuli


A joint mock drill on earthquake disaster was organised in Nirjuli market area by District administration Capital Complex,NDRF, PS Nirjuli,Fire& Emergency service ,Nlg,Paramedics of Tago memorial hospital,Nirjuli and Nirjuli market welfare committee.


To ensure effective response by all stakeholder, officials in case of emergency 12Bn NDRF ,Doimukh took active participation and assisted in planning and coordination at the initial stage and played a leading role during the conducted mock drill.

As informed by DDMO ICC Moromi Dodum Sonam , an earthquake scenario was enacted where six persons were trapped in a collapsed building. NDRF rescuers during the exercise used various extrication methods like rope rescue, high rise rescue, and stabilisation of victims ,dog squad and chemical ,biological, radiological Nuclear team following the disaster site safety plan. The NDRF team in their mock drill showed how to rescue a victim from a collapsed house due to earthquake and rescue from a high building in case of fire or other emergency.On the occasion Commandant Umesh Kumar Thapliyal 12Bn NDRF said: “These exercises ensure activation and prompt response of all stakeholders in a district and such frequent mock drills also make the district response system more effective and result oriented at the time of actual disaster.” They also gave the victims first aid.

Commandant Umesh Kumar Thapliyal led the NDRF team in conducting the mock exercise, which was supervised by Dy comndt Pronab Kumar daimary,12Bn NDRF ,Medical team was led by DR. K. L Rongmie CMO, SG and Team Commander Inspector Nabal Singh.(Approximately 1500 people of district Authorities, volunteers, NGOs, and local public were involved in the joint mock drill, After the exercise, de-briefing session was done in which the observer Beru dulom FO DM(Hq) lauded the roles of all the stakeholders specially role of Tarh Tame Vice president Nirjuli market welfare committee in bringing the whole business community in oneness to participate in the exercise and also to rectify it better in the Mockdrills to come


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