Indian Red Cross Society training for disaster management in Belgaum

Indian Red Cross Society, (IRCS), Belgaum brach, and Karnataka State Disaster Management Authority will jointly organize a district disaster response team training on April 28 and 29 at the District Training Centre here.

The aim of the programme is to make available trained human resource during disasters across the state. IRCS is engaged in establishing a panel of volunteers at the district levels, who will spring into action when disaster strikes. They take relief works in collaboration with government and non-government organizations.

During the training, various topics related to disasters like flood, earthquake, fire, first aid, public health, water sanitation, emergency assessment, relief management, psycho social aspects and environmental climate change will be covered along with mock drill, group discussion and simulation exercises.

Full Story: The Times of India

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