118 NCC cadets receive training on disaster management in Wokha

Wokha: Training covered vital skills such as bandaging techniques, rope knotting, CPR, diverse rescue methods, etc

BY | Thursday, 7 March, 2024

The Office of the District Commandant and Home Guards, Civil Defence, and State Disaster Response Force organized a one-day Disaster Management Training and Awareness Programme in Wokha today to 118 National Cadet Corps (NCC) members to enhance their preparedness in times of emergencies. The cadets included 53 females and 65 males.

The comprehensive training sessions, which was conducted at the office of the Commandant and Home Guards, Wokha, covered vital skills such as bandaging techniques, rope knotting, cardiopulmonary bypass resuscitation (CPR), diverse rescue methods, and sprain and injury management.

Echung Konyak, Company Commandant of Home Guards, Civil Defence Wokha, expressed the Wokha district authorities’ commitment to empowering youth with safety measures and disaster management skills. He asserted that such initiatives aimed to foster a culture of preparedness and swift response among the youth, enable them to play an active role in managing emergencies within the region.

The participating NCC cadets were from five prominent schools in the Wokha district, namely, Bailey Baptist College, Government Higher Secondary School, Mount Tiyi College, Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, and Isaiah Ability School.

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