Mock exercise on earthquake held at School Line

Port Blair
22 Feb 2017

Mock Drill on earthquake was conducted today at the Govt. Sr. Sec. School, School Line. The drill started with the blasting of School siren and all the students were carried out "DUCK-COVER and HOLD" position for a few minutes in their classes for earthquake safety and then safely evacuated from their classes to identified safer places. The class teachers/monitors counted the students and reported to the  Principal, Search and Rescue (SAR) operation of missing students started. The SAR teams rescued the missing/injured students using Search and Rescue techniques from the classes and MFR Teams provided medical first-aid to them. The Mock Drill was conducted as per their School Disaster Management Plan to test and check the readiness of their School Response System during any crisis situation.
The Officers of Disaster Management observed all the activities of Mock Drill and appreciated students and teachers for actively participation in the mock drill. Later, debriefing meeting was conducted and gaps in coordination among the task teams, search and rescue techniques, first-aid etc were discussed. The Officers of Disaster Management assured the school family that NDRF personnel may be deputed for training to the task teams of school for strengthen their preparedness level.