SHILLONG, June 30: The office of the Deputy Commissioner, South West Khasi hills district in collaboration with the Meghalaya Administrative Training Institute (MATI) Shillong organized a two-day programme for field workers on basic disaster magement concept and on cyclone mitigation on June 29 and 30 at Deputy Commissioner’s office in Mawkyrwat.
The resource persons were P Marbaniang, Retd. DDIPR, M Langstieh, faculty member, MATI, A Sangma, Senior Lecturer, Shillong Polytechnic and DL. Kharkongor, ADPO, Mawkyrwat.
The topics covered during the two day programme includes concept of disaster magement, Disaster Magement Act 2005, ethics of disaster magement, roles and responsibilities of stakeholders in disaster magement, dos and don’ts for various hazards, nitigation measures for cyclones, etc.