NDRF Teaches Disaster Management Techniques at Sukhna Lake

A community awareness program at Sukhna Lake

A community awareness program aimed at creating awareness amongst the public on disaster management and mitigation was held at the Sukhna Lake by NDRF (National Disaster Response Force) team in collaboration with disaster management team of UT Chandigarh.

The Police Department, Health Department, fire and rescue services, and civil defense of Chandigarh administration along with students of KB Scholars School, Ladwa, Haryana, were present.

A community awareness program by NDRF team at Sukhna Lake

What was taught at the awareness programme

Medical First Responder (MFR) like Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Bandage, Blood Control, Splinting etc.

Lifting and carrying of victims like Collapsed Structure Search and Rescue (CSSR), preparing improvised stretchers, etc.

Flood rescue techniques such as improvised flotation devices and other life saving techniques.

Fire emergency management like safety during fire emergency, Standardized Death Rate (SDR) method and use of fire extinguishers.

Dos’ and Donts’ if earthquake hits

NDRF Team teaches about Diaster Management techniques

NDRF is the world’s single largest force dedicated to disaster response and mangement. NDRF has rescued over 1.48 lakh precious human lives and also evacuated more than 7 lakh stranded persons from disaster situations within the country and abroad. The swift and effective response of NDRF during the Japan Triple Disaster-2011 and Nepal Earthquake 2015 amnog many other operations in India and globally received acclaim.


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