REPORT OF WORKSHOP CONDUCTED ON DISASTER MANAGEMENT
“We cannot stop natural disaster but we can arm ourselves with knowledge.”
A disaster management workshop was conducted on 17th December 2019 at K.R.Mangalam World School, Vikas Puri by Mr.Sajjan Kr.Sharma, Ex. fire Officer, NDMC, Delhi. It was attended by students of classes VI to VIII.
It was an interactive session with the students where he gave a live demonstration on natural and manmade disaster programme with rescue techniques with and without equipments. He shared the do’s and don’ts during an earthquake, fire emergency. He gave an insight on fire preventive measures used for high rise buildings, electrical fire and domestic fires. He also taught students the techniques to carry casualties with no equipments by making ‘Two, three and four hand seats’ and a stretcher with the help of two bamboo sticks and a bedsheet. Usage of fire extinguisher was also explained. Some important help line numbers were also shared with the students.
Students volunteered and participated with full enthusiasm and gained knowledge. It was an enriching experience for the students.