Mock exercise on earthquake & tsunami held

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PORT BLAIR, FEB 23:Mock Drills on Earthquake and Tsunami was conducted today (Feb 23, 2017) in all Govt. & Pvt. Schools of Wimberlygunj Educational Zone by Directorate of Disaster Management in coordination with Education Department to promote a culture of disaster preparedness in Schools.

All students and teachers were carried out “duck-cover and hold” position after blasting of test Sirens or school bell in continue manner for few minutes for earthquake safety. Then after step by step all activities like safe evacuation, head counting, search & rescue, first aid have been done by the School Task Forces, Students and teachers under the command of Principal/Head of Schools. The main objectives of mock drill are to check School Disaster Management Plan/Response Plan of each school of Wimberlygunj Educational Zone.

The observation team of Directorate of Disaster Management observed the mock drills and the Team of National Disaster Response Force demonstrated the Search & Rescue techniques at GSSS, Tusnabad and Govt. Model Sr. Sc. School, Ferrargunj