Sunday, January 29, 2023

NSDMA organises ‘Disaster Risk Reduction Day’ in Kohima

Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA), Home department celebrated “International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction” on Thursday, in Kohima.
In a press release, NSDMA media cell stated that deputy commissioner (DC) and District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) chairman, Shanavas C addressed the gathering during a brief programme at The Heritage.
Later, NSDMA secretary Lhouchalie Viya delivered the inaugural address.
Students from 10 schools—G. Rio, Dainty Buds, Mewi, Government Middle School PWD, Government School Daklane, Coraggio, Vineyard, RDNUMS and Vinyuzo were invited to play a game called “Mithun Caravan”.
An introduction to the game was given by Projects & Resources, assistant manager Thejangulie Zao.
Earlier, the programme was chaired by NSDMA section assistant, Kevisede Usuo.
It may be mentioned that the Mithun Caravan is an adopted version of the Japanese “Iza Kaeru” Caravan by NSDMA Home department. Mithun Caravan is a disaster prevention education event.
In this event, children learn about disaster prevention while playing with families and friends in two teams or more with a maximum of 10 players on each side.
The objective of the game is to enhance the capacity of children through interesting set of games and to help them understand the concept of disaster risk reduction by making disaster prevention activities more familiar and enjoyable.

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