Volunteers' conclave on Cachar flood response held at Don Bosco School, Silchar
A one-day volunteers’ conclave on Cachar Flood Response was organised at Don Bosco School
SILCHAR: A one-day volunteers' conclave on Cachar Flood Response was organised at Don Bosco School, Silchar by District Disaster management authority, Cachar under the patronage of Assam State Disaster Management Authority in collaboration with UNICEF, IAG Cachar and Deshabandhu Club here on Monday.
The programme was organised in order to acknowledge the selfless service of the volunteers in conducting the rescue operations of Cachar Flood 2022. Yubaraj Borthakur, CEO, DDMA, Cachar presided over the inaugural function and the conclave as chief guest with a host of eminent personalities from various institutions and disciplines. Almost 500 volunteers from NSS, NYK, Apaadamitras and NGOs participated in the conclave .
Speaking on the occasion, Cachar DDMA CEO and Additional Deputy Commissioner, Yuvaraj Brother acknowledged the services of volunteers in Cachar Flood Response activities and termed them as real heroes of the community who work hand in hand with trained institutional response agencies and personnel of line departments of Government in rescuing victims and providing essential items.
While talking at the event, Dr. Kripaljyoti Mazumdar Project Officer (Response) ASDMA, appreciated the involvement of volunteers in food response despite tremendous ground challenges and assured all possible support in mainstreaming local community volunteers with government agencies in strengthening collective preparedness and response activities. He suggested documenting best practices of voluntarism on Cachar Flood Response 2022.