CFR training underway in Wokha
Dimapur, June 14 (EMN): A five-day training of trainers on Community First Responder (CFR), organised by Wokha District Disaster Management Authority (WDDMA) in collaboration with Civil Defense & Home Guards and SDRF and supported by Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority, got underway on June 12 at Town Hall, Wokha.
District Disaster Management Officer and State Relief & Rehabilitation Officer, Jonjibemo Odyuo, while giving a brief introduction of the training, said the training has been organised with a view to train and upgrade skills of individuals to enable them help their own community in times of any disaster or eventuality.
ADC, Wokha, K Thavaseelan, who also gave the opening remarks, urged the trainees to pay utmost attention and be regular throughout the training. ‘You will be able to save a lot of lives in times of disaster with whatever you will be learning in the training,’ he said and also highlighted on the importance of Community First Responder and their roles.
Altogether 18 Community First Responders (CFR) TOTs assisted by SDRF team will be imparting training to 50 volunteers during the five-day training. On completion of the training, the trainees will, in turn, impart training in their respective sub-division and village levels which is scheduled from June 23 at four sub-divisions and five villages.
Topics on basic concept of disaster management and disaster management institutional structure in India and Nagaland; Incident response system; Community First Responder role and characteristics; Art of communication; Emergency method of rescue; Basic introduction to the body and First Aid; and Search and marketing system will be covered during the training.