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School teachers trained on disaster management

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By EMN Updated: Sep 15, 2013 11:12 pm
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DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 15

A training on Community Based Disaster Risk Management especially designed for teachers was held at Administrative Training Institute from the September 9-13. The topics covered during the week long programme were Basics of disaster management, Earthquakes, Landslides, CBDM, Disaster risk profile of Nagaland, PRA, School and community disaster management planning, Principles of Incident response system, Mock drill, etc.
A day was dedicated for field visit where the trainees were made to study the hazards, risks and vulnerability along the road from Naga Hospital to NST Bus Station via New Market.
Er N Moa Longkumer, lecturer, Petekhrieno, lecturer and Dr Hovithal Sothu, state coordinator, DMC were the resource persons.
Altogether, 19 participants from different schools (2 government and 17 private) attended the programme. Resource materials in the form of training kit and readymade power point presentations in soft copy were given to the participants so that they can also train other people in their schools and their localities.
The training was coordinated by Dr Hovithal Sothu, state coordinator, Disaster Management Cell, ATI.

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By EMN Updated: Sep 15, 2013 11:12:01 pm