Mock exercise on earthquake, fire safety held

ROING, Aug 25: Demonstrations on search and rescue operation procedures, dos and don’ts, during natural disasters and First Aid were conducted by the NDRF personnel along with district police personnel during a day-long mock exercise-cum-awareness programme on earthquake, fire safety, search and rescue organized by District Disaster Management Authority, Roing in collaboration with 12th Bn NDRF, Doimukh at DIWINE Words School here on Wednesday.
While highlighting district profile and its vulnerability to disasters, Lower Dibang Valley DC, Ravi Dhawan exhorted the participants to explore all possibilities to make the disaster management exercise effective and pointed that proper coordination and communication is important aspect during disaster. He also informed that preparedness of rescue operation during disaster and time taken to provide relief to the victims will be assessed during the exercise. DC also urged the participants to disseminate the safety tips to their friends and family members.
MP, Mukut Mithi also witnessed the mock exercise and lauded the district administration and NDRF team for organizing awareness among the students, teachers and public. (DIPRO)

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  1. Good job but in my personel opinion precausion measure is better than awareness i.e. DA should vigil before construction of every huge building at unfeasible places and restrict the construction of building without prior permission from recognised ARCHITECTURE and restricted for sattled those who sattled in slidezone area

  2. Good efforts. Appreciable.

    However let no one boast that they are ‘Fully Prepared’ for disasters.
    They just Cannot. Look to the Most High God for safety.

  3. Thanks to DC sir, MP sir and NDRF personnel for arrangement of mock exercise at District HQ. But such kind of mock exercise -cum- awareness programme should not be limited to District HQ and its dwellers. It should be made more meaningful by making it accessible to the poor and illiterate people of rural areas. After all lives of town dwellers and village dwellers are equally precious. Next time, the DA should take pain to arrange such preparedness and awareness programme at any nearby village of District HQ preferably at Higher Secondary School, Bolung where higher participation of public is expected.o

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