Training program on disaster management continues for 2nd day in Kargil
Kargil, March 16, 2023: 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 and Health Department and Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department (RD&PRD) today started in the Gram Panchayats of Kargil, Shargole and Lotsum Block.
In this regard, training programs were held at Panchayat Ghar Mulbekh, Panchayat Halqa Wakha Mulbekh, block Shargole, Panchayat Ghar Tacha, Panchayat Halqa Lotsum, block Lotsum, Government Middle School Hardass Thang, Panchayat Halqa Chanigund Hardass, block Kargil and Panchayat Ghar Shilikchey, Panchayat Halqa Shilikchey, Block Kargil.
The programs at different venues were attended by BDOs, Apata Volunteers, BDCs, DDMA Officials, PRI members, Lumberdars, volunteers of religious organizations, NGOs, senior citizens, school students and locals including women.
The training program is aimed to train people in order to be ready to meet any disaster and emergency situations in the district.
During the training program, the volunteers from Apada, UTDRF persons and other resource persons presented demonstrations related to disasters to the audiences to overcome any disaster-related situation.
Moreover, demonstrations related to first aid treatment to injured ones during 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) were 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.
The locals expressed satisfaction over the possession of kits at the disposal of the public during emergency times.