Disaster Management Training for Children with Disabilities

September 1, 2017, 10:57 pm
Shillong, (Meghalaya):  A one day programme for the differently abled students & teachers of Lynti Jingkyrmen School was organized by the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), South West Khasi Hills District at the Multi-purpose hall, DC office , Mawkyrwat on Thursday . Additional Deputy Commisioner-cum- CEO, DDMA,  H S Lyngdoh inaugurated the programme in the presence of Smti. D L Kharkongor, District Disaster Management Officer, South West Khasi Hills, Mawkyrwat and other senior government officials.
During the training the students were sensitized on the concept of Disaster Management, do’s and don’ts for earthquake, cyclone, flood, lightning and thunderstorms. They were also imparted practical training on search & rescue and first aid.
A mock drill was conducted by Fire and Emergency Service, South West Khasi Hills which saw active participation of the students and teachers.
The resource persons on the day were  F Wankhar, DM Professional, Mawkyrwat, Smti. C Kharlyngdoh, DM Professional, Mawkyrwat,  E Kharbudon, DM Professional, State Disaster Management Authority, Shillong and  K Shylla, DM Professional, State Disaster Management Authority, Shillong. (MIPR)

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