Disaster mgmt prog organised

PEDUNG, Feb 27: The West Kameng district disaster management office conducted an awareness programme on preventing natural and manmade disasters at Pedung village on Tuesday, in collaboration with the fire service department.
District Disaster Management Officer Mindu Yangjom apprised the villagers of the safety tips to be observed during flood, landslide, earthquake, etc.
Sub-fire officer Alai Tana enumerated the causes and classes of fire, types of extinguishers, prevention of fire accidents, etc, and his team presented a demonstration on the method of extinguishing fires, stretcher-making, handling forest fires, and such.
Gaon Burah Passang Monpa and Dirang Employees’ Welfare Society secretary-general Tashi Sermupa also spoke.