Awareness camp on disaster management held in Shopian

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SHOPIAN: District Disaster Management Authority, Shopian in collaboration with State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) held a disaster management preparedness programme at Government Higher Secondary School Keegam here on Saturday.
Speaking on the occasion, Tehsildar Keegam, Niyaz Ahmad lauded the role of SDRF team for holding such camp in the premises of the school for the benefit of students and hoped that the effort would go a long way in protecting precious lives and property during break out of fire and other exigencies effectively, a handout read.
He said the aim of organising such programme was to acquaint the public in general and youth in particular about the civil defense activities and disaster management in order to minimise the loss of human lives and property during the disaster, if any.
Officials of district administration Shopian, Tehsil Office Keegam, Government Higher Secondary School Keegam and other concerned were also present.
During the camp, the master trainers of SDRF imparted training regarding the preparedness, mitigation and response about the steps needed to be taken in times of disasters, the handout added.