Training program on disaster management continues in different Gram Panchayats of Kargil
KARGIL: In connection with the two-day training program on disaster response, relief and rescue being held across Kargil district organized by District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) Kargil through Aapda Mitra Volunteers in collaboration with UTDRF, Fire and Emergency, Health and Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department (RD&PRD) Friday commenced in different Gram Panchayats of Kargil, Shargole, Lotsum and Sodh Blocks.
Today, the training programs were held at Panchayat Ghar Lotsum, Panchayat Halqa Lotsum, Block Shargole Lotsum, Panchayat Ghar Karkitchoo , Panchayat Halqa Karkitchoo, Block Kargil, Government High School Kaksar, Panchayat Halqa Kaksar, Block Kargil and Panchayat Ghar Akchamal, Panchayat Halqa Akchamal, Yourbaltak, Tumail, Block Sodh.
The programs at different venues were attended by the BDOs, Apata Volunteers, BDCs, DDMA Officials, PRI members, Lumberdars, volunteers of religious organizations, NGOs, village heads, school students and locals including women of their respective areas.
The purpose of the training program is to help society in times of disaster and calamity and make the locals prepare to meet any disaster and emergency situations in the district.
During the training program, the volunteers from Apada, UTDRF persons and other resource persons gave demonstrations related to disasters to the participants to meet any challenging situation in times of disaster.
Also demonstrations related to first aid treatment to injured ones at the time of any untoward incident were also given to the participants. During the program, participants were given practical training on how to deal with it.
During the training program, search and rescue kit (Panchayat kit) was also displayed at all the program venues. The PRI members gave details about these kits and practically showed participants the use of the kits during emergencies.