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First responders training at Khonoma from Oct 9

Kohima, October 6 (MExN): The Angami Youth Organisation (AYO) in collaboration with the Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) and the Department of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Nagaland is organising training on disaster preparedness, first aid and environment protection for community level first responders at Khonoma village from October 9 to 14.


The training is organised with the aim to impart proper training to community level youth who are usually the first responders in times of accidents, forest fires and natural disasters. Participants of the training will later assist the NSDMA not only as first responders but also as Trainers when training programmes are organised in future by the Department.


Training Committee Convenor, Metekhrielie Mejura in a press release has directed all participants are to reach the training venue latest by 02:00 pm on October 8, 2017. Presidents of all the ranges (CYO, SAYO, NAYO and WAYO) are to ensure the same.