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Rescue training in Golaghat

A two-day training on Search and Rescue for volunteers was organized on February 17 and 18 by the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), Golaghat in association with the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) and National Disaster Response Force at District Library auditorium.

Inspector/GD Abhay Kr Singh and his team from 12 Bn NDRF, Doimukh, Arunachal Pradesh and i/c Civil Defence, Srimanta Sarmah and his team were resource persons for the training.

The participants were trained on basic search and rescue techniques including First Aid for effective response during emergencies such as floods, earthquakes, fire, etc. DPO, DDMA also chaired a session on coordination among local response agencies and disaster management at the community level.

The training was inaugurated by Addl Deputy Commissioner, Amar Jyoti Barman, ACS. Six Field Officers under DDMA, Golaghat and a total of 50 volunteers attended the training programme.

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