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Mock drill on earthquake and fire accident simulated at Chattogram City Corporation premises

A.Z. M. Nasir Uddin inaugurated an emergency mock drill by putting out a fire with an extinguisher

Earthquake, fire extinguishing and rescue related Mock drill was held on 30th October, 2018 at the Chattogram City Corporation premises conducted by Fire Service and Civil Defense with the help of Chattogram City Corporation which is arranged by YPSA and supported by Save the Children. A.Z.M. Nasir Uddin, Mayor of Chattogram City Corporation was the Chief Guest of the program.

Mr. Md. Shamsuddoha, Chief Executive Officer of CCC; Mr. Abul Hossain, Secretary of CCC; Mr Abdul Mannan, Deputy Director of FSCD; Mr A.K.M Rezaul Karim, Chief Town Planner of CCC; Mr. Abul Kalam Azad, District Relief and Rehabilitation Officer of District Administration office; Mr. Abul Hashem, President of DMC (permanent committee); Mr.Syed Matiul Ahsan, Deputy Director-DRR & CCA of Save the Children and Mrs. Nasim Banu Deputy Director-Social Development of YPSA were present there.

City Mayor received salute from FSCD and inaugurated the program by using fire extinguisher. Volunteers of FSCD demonstrated some disaster related techniques such as rescue from road accident, rescue from fire circle and smoke area, earthquake demonstration, fire extinguishing, auto escape, rescue affected people from damaged building etc.

On his Speech City Mayor A.Z.M Nasir Uddin said that, Chattogram is in the earthquake zone and fire incidents occur during dry season. Already 8200 volunteers received training from FSCD and they could help to rescue people after disaster period. Fire Service and Civil Defence will play their role if any disaster happens. He emphasized on people awareness and effective help during disaster time. He also gave thanks to YPSA-Proyash Phase II project for organizing the Mock drill at Chattogram City Corporation, which is suitable and through these initiatives, awareness of CCC officials will enhanced to face disaster. Moreover, City Corporation employees experienced this simulation for the first time since its establishment.

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Mock fire drill

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