Seminar on “National Day for Natural Disasters” was organized in Mandi Bahauddin District as well as across the country.
Mandi Bahauddin, (MBDN News 08 October 2020) District Emergency Officer Rescue 1122 Engineer Imran Khan, referring to the awareness on “National Day for Natural Disasters”, said that on October 8, 2005, 73,000 people were killed in a devastating earthquake in different parts of Pakistan. More than a dozen people were killed. The tragedy also caused immense loss of life and property which Pakistan could not afford. The nation will never forget this terrible earthquake.
He expressed these views while addressing a photo exhibition and seminar organized by Rescue 1122 at Central Station Rescue 1122 on the occasion of “National Day for Natural Disasters”. During the seminar, Deputy Director Local Government Shehzad Tarar, District Officer Industry Rana Gulfam and Civil Defense Officer Naveed Hashmi spoke on the services of Rescue Services and spoke about the precautionary measures to be taken in dealing with accidents and tragedies. Appreciated Rescue Safety Officer Shaukat Ali, Transport Maintenance Incharge Shaukat Ali Ranjha, Rescue Safety Instructor Ismat Javed, Admin Officer Zeeshanullah, Station Coordinator Sohail Khan, Media Coordinator Atif Rafique and a large number of rescuers were also present on the occasion.
District Emergency Officer Imran Khan said that the status of individual and collective training for establishing a safe society is obvious. Disasters like earthquakes and floods come from nature. It is not just a matter of man stopping them, but people must be trained to save human lives and resources in natural disasters and accidents. In the event of an accident, trained and skilled manpower plays a key role in keeping the rate of damage to a minimum. Training in fire control, including first aid, training to help others in the aftermath of earthquakes and floods to serve mankind and prevent any accident or damage. Can be reduced to
Imran Khan said that Rescue 1122 is a national organization whose members are always ready to serve humanity in any emergency situation. The force not only responds in a timely manner but is also dedicated to providing timely assistance in the event of natural calamities, accidents and any emergencies without caring for its own lives in the spirit of service to humanity. A minute’s silence was observed for the victims and prayers were offered for the elevation of the ranks of the deceased and for the security and stability of the country and the nation. At the end, a walk of devotion and respect was also held with the rescuers and police personnel. Gone