Community disaster preparedness programme held at Bemina
Srinagar: J&K State Emergency Operation Centre (SEOC), Srinagar and J&K State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) in collaboration with a local NGO, organised one day Community Disaster Preparedness Awareness programme, at Haji Safdar Complex, Yusufabad Bemina on Saturday where more than 60 volunteers from the community participated.
The team from SDRF consisted of Riyaz Ahmad, Ajaz Ahmad, Latif Ahmad, Sameer Ahmad, Tariq Ahmad, Farooq Ahmad, Mushtaq Ahmad, Manzoor Ahmad. Those present on the occasion included Aamir Ali Nodal Officer SEOC and Molvi Ghulam Hussain Mattoo, a well known religious scholar.
The volunteers were imparted training in handling various disaster situations including floods, fire, and road accidents. They were also given practical sessions on emergency rescue methods, bandages, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Choking, Types of fires, use of fire extinguishers and later a mock drill was also held on search and rescue, in which the volunteers actively participated.