DODA: A one day Familiarization cum training programme on Disaster Management organized by District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) Doda in collaboration with National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), 7th battalion was held today at community hall here. DDC Doda Bhawani Rakwal was the Chief Guest on the occasion whereas ADC Doda Pawan Parihar was the Guest of Honor. ACR Tariq Hussain Naik, AC Ajay Verma, DEPO Doda Ayaz Mughal, Inspector Govind Singh 7th Battalion NDRF, District Disaster Management Professional Ashiq Hussain Rather besides other officers, teachers and school students also attended the function.
District Development Commissioner Doda Bhawani Rakwal addressed the students and highlighted the importance of awareness among general public regarding disasters and its management. He requested NDRF/SDRF to give a detailed training to the student about how to tackle the situation during natural disaster like accidents, landslides and especially the earthquake as the district stands in seismic zone 4.
It was informed that a team of NDRF 7th battalion has arrived here to aware the students about natural disaster like earthquakes, Landslides, Floods, Wind storm, and the safety measures to be adopted during the calamity. The district disaster management officer Ashiq Hussain Rather highlighted the detailed concept of the programme being organised and various initiatives being undertaken in this regard.