Disaster Preparedness Training Commenced

Port Blair, Mar 14: The 193rd batch of 03 days training programme on “Disaster Management & Preparedness” in Collapse Structure Search & Rescue & Medical First Responder (CSSR & MFR) to sensitize the Police personnel of various units is currently underway from 13/03/2018 in the Conference Hall of SP (District), South Andaman’s Office, Port Blair. The course will conclude on 15/03/2018.
Mr. Parvinder Singh, IPS, Superintendent of Police (HQs) & Nodal Officer for Disaster Management of A & N Police was the chief guest in the inaugural function of the training programme. In his address, he briefed about the hazards associated with the A&N Islands as it falls under Seismic Zone-V (prone to earthquake), which experienced in the recent past an earthquake followed by a devastating Tsunami on 26/12/2004,highlighted the role of Police personnel in responding to such scenario. He further applauded the participants to utilize the knowledge and experience gained during the training programme in case of any emergency situation at their locality or workplace.
Altogether, 21 persons are attending the training programme. Similar training programmes have also commenced at Police Station Baratang where the staff from Forest, Medical, and APWD are also participating in the training programme.

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