IPDC, Educo hold disaster preparedness course for children
Education and Development Foundation - Educo, a non government organisation on global development and humanitarian action, in association with IPDC Finance Limited, recently held a two days training on earthquake and fire incidence preparedness at Educo School, Nayanagar, Dhaka.
The training was designed to prepare students, youth, teachers and school management committee members to design action plans to handle earthquake and fire incidences.
The training was attended by 25 participants, most of them being school going students. Facilitators at the training explained the steps needed to be taken before, during and after each quack and fire incidence at school level.
Mahadi Hasan Millon, DRR Specialist from Educo Bangladesh gave a video presentation on reasons of earthquake, earthquake status of Bangladesh and preventive measures especially at the school level.
Five representatives of Bangladesh Fire Service gave presentation and demonstration on fire hazards and preventive measures.
On behalf of Educo, Emamul Hoque, Director of Resource Mobilization & Visibility; Sabrina Shahab, Resource Mobilization Manager and Abdul Mannan, Communication Manager were present at the training.