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State Level Joint Mock Drill on Earthquake Organized In Guwahati

State Level Joint Mock Drill on Earthquake Organized In Guwahati

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  27 March 2019 1:37 AM GMT

GUWAHATI: On March 2019, a State level joint mock drill on earthquake disaster was organized in Guwahati city by DDMA Kamrup (M) district. NDRF, SDRF, civil defence, and Home guard, Central Mall Staff along with stakeholders participated in a joint mock drill at Central Mall and Hayat Hospital Guwahati Assam. To ensure effective response by all stakeholder, officials in case of emergency. 1st BN NDRF took active participation and assisted in planning and coordination at the initial stage and played a leading role during the conducted mock drill.

As per a press release, NDRF rescuers during the exercise used various extrication methods like rope rescue, high rise rescue, and victim stabilization after triage of victims following the disaster site safety plan. On the occasion Sh SK Sastri, Commandant 1st Bn 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.” 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 role of NDRF was highly appreciated by the huge gathering of local public and civil administration in successfully conducting the joint mock drill.

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