Mock exercise on earthquake disaster held

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Imphal: The District Administration Thoubal under the strict supervision of National Disaster Management Authority and in co ordination with state department of Relief and Disaster Management conducted a Mock Exercise on Earthquake Disaster at Mini Secretariat Complex and at NRL Oil Pump, Thoubal.

The mock drill was jointly exercised by personnel of SDRF, police, fire service, medical department, electricity and volunteers of NYK .

The main objectives of the mock drill is to ascertain the preparedness of the district administration to tackle an emergency situation in ensuring the safety of the community and to sensitise the local community on the precautionary measures to be followed.

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Manipur falls under the earthquake seismic zone and conducting such mock drills is very important. It is an exercise to make aware the district administration, local self government and general public how to conduct themselves during the time of such eventuality.

The mock drill exercise was supervised by A. Subhas Singh, deputy commissioner, Thoubal accompanied by SP, Thoubal, Jogeshchandra Haobijam, ADC, and other district level officers .

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