Meghalaya: Disaster management training for special kids held

Shillong, September 02, 2017: The South West Khasi Hills disaster management authority organised a one-day programme for differently-abled students and teachers of Lynti Jingkyrmen School at the DC office in Mawkyrwat on Thursday.

Students were sensitised on the concept of disaster management, do’s and don’ts during natural calamities like earthquakes, cyclones, floods, lightning and thunderstorms. They were also trained in search and rescue operations, including first aid.

A mock drill was conducted by the Fire and Emergency Service in the district.

HS Lyngdoh, additional deputy commissioner and CEO of the District Disaster Management Authority, inaugurated the programme.

Information Source: The Shillong Times

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