ATREE Workshop on Disaster Preparedness
The District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) Alappuzha, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and ATREE CERC together organized a one-day student workshop on disaster preparedness with a special focus on monsoon related disasters recently.
The main objective of the workshop was to inculcate a culture of preparedness at the school/college level to tackle an emergency situation. The workshop consisted of a series of interactive sessions on a range of topics like disaster management, fire and safety, emergency medical first aid and social mapping.
Chinthu C, Hazard Analyst, Disaster Management Authority took a session on disaster management while Rajan, Lead Fireman, Fire and Safety Dept. conducted an interactive session on fire and rescue. Demonstrations on first aid and CPR were also given.
Students and teachers from six Jalapadom habitat learning schools and St. Joseph College participated in the workshop.