On the instructions of District Development Commissioner Budgam Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar, District Disaster Management Authority Budgam today conducted a daylong disaster management training cum workshop at Boys Higher Secondary School Chadoora.
The training cum workshop regarding the disaster management preparedness as one among the series of programmes to be organized in different parts of the district was held in collaboration with district administration.
Among others, the daylong program was attended by District Disaster Management Officer (DDMO), Budgam, Prince Noor ul Hameed, faculty of teaching staff besides huge gathering of students, NGOs, Volunteers from Civil Defence.
It was aimed to impart firsthand training from experienced disaster management volunteers as how to tackle the initial emergency during any disaster or calamity.
Speaking on the occasion, the DDMO said these workshops are aimed to create awareness and steps of preparedness for immediate response towards different natural and manmade disasters to mitigate the loss of life and property.
Stressing on the larger participation, he urged upon the students to evolve themselves fully and remain fully prepaid with their participation in these programmes and mock drills for the prompt and swift response to minimize the damages to the large extent.
On the conclusion, a mock drill from trained volunteers from disaster management including students was done demonstrating various methods/ measures how to tackle the situation in any emergency occurring through natural as well as manmade disasters.