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Workshop on Disaster Management
Social Science dept of DPSGPV organised a workshop for class VIII on 19th July, 2018. This session was focused on various aspects of Disaster and Disaster Management Act-2005.
Understanding of Disaster Management Act for Citizens of India, its Awareness and Importance, Types of Disasters [Man Made & Natural], Post Disaster Precaution and Activities, Importance of First Aid, Elements of First Aid, Use of First Aid and Benefits of Carrying First Kit during the Travel, Availability of First Aid Kit at Home/Workplace were explained to them.
A documentary film and power point presentation which depicts the natural, man-made disasters and disaster management was shown to them. Through these visuals and discussions the difference between natural and man-made disasters was explained
The workshop was quite interactive and students came to know about India’s geo-climatic conditions as well as its high degree of socio-economic vulnerability, making it one of the most disaster-prone country in the world. The main aim of the workshop was to familiarize them with the policy guidelines at the macro level.