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Gaon Panchayat Emergency Management exercise held

From a Correspondent
Golaghat, March 8: The District Disaster Management Authority, Golaghat in collaboration with the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) and cooperation of the Gaon Panchayats and Revenue Circles of Golaghat district, conducted the Gaon Panchayat Emergency Management Exercise (GP EMEx)– Phase IV in all the GPs of Golaghat district on Thursday. The theme of today’s exercise was “Storm and Flood Preparedness”. ASDMA Project Officer Kapil Pathak was present as observer for Golaghat district for the exercise. The exercise was conducted at the GP level comprising community members, students, teachers, PRI members and department officials. The event was marked by awareness meetings, mock drills, and awareness rallies by students from various schools. The meeting conducted discussed various issues related to preparedness for natural disasters such as storm and flood and issues related to management of resources during such disasters.