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Civil Defence organizes mock drill in Kashmir

Bureau Report

Agence India Press


Srinagar: Civil Defence Organization organised five days disaster preparedness training programme at Gund Hassibath for 83 youth of Sozeith, HMT, Gund Hassibath and Lawaypora, which was followed by a mock drill. The Valdeditory function was chaired by Dy. Inspector General of Police, Civil Defence, home Guards & Auxiliary Police, Kashmir, Mubarak Ahmed Ganai. The function was also attended by Dy. Chief Warden & OSD with Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Aamir Ali, Dy, Controller, Civil Defence, Dy. SP, Rafiq Ahmed, SHO Parimpora, Ghulam Mohiuddin, Divisional Warden CD, Rahi Riyaz, ASI (M) Shabir Ahmed and CD trainers, headed by Abdul Gaffar.


During the training the volunteers were taught skills for conducting Search and Rescue and methods to extinguish small fires, using extinguishers. The youth were also taught basics of first aid, including Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation CPR.


Speaking on the occasion, DIG urged the youth to come forward and learn the skills of saving lives of people in need. He said that voluntarism is in our blood and the community is always the first responder in any eventuality and therefore there is need for the youth to learn these skills. He appreciated Civil Defence for organizing various programmes, with the active involvement of youth from the community. Earlier, Aamir Ali stressed on the necessity of having a trained community as first responders in view of our vulnerability to natural and man-made disasters. Dy. Controller and SHO Parimpora also spoke on the occasion and encouraged the youth to come forward. The programme was conducted by Rahi Riyaz.  Certificates were distributed among the participants.


Later a mock drill was held where the trainees were taught methods to extinguish various types of fires using fire extinguishers and methods to rescue an injured from high rise buildings. The mock drill was witnessed by the villagers and locals, who appreciated Civil Defence for having organised such an educative programme for the community. (AIP News)



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