In continuation of the school’s vigorous and on-going endeavors to create awareness among the students about Disaster Management, a Mock Drill was conducted on 29th October, 2015 at 10:45 am in the senior building for students of Grades V-XII. As soon as the alarm hooter rang out loud and clear, the students were immediately escorted by their subject teachers to the basketball ground. Once all had evacuated the building and had assembled on the ground, the students were advised not to panic in case of any disaster. They were instructed to be with teachers at the time of disaster and follow the instructions given by them. Keeping all the safety measures in mind and carrying them out methodically, the entire building was successfully cleared within a span of 3 minutes.
A Mock Fire and Evacuation drill involving the students and teachers was conducted from Classes I to IV on 21st August 2015 in order to create awareness among the student about fire fighting techniques and the prompt ways to respond swiftly in emergency situation.
A group of teachers armed with necessary paraphernalia required for fire fighting and rescue operations positioned themselves at vantage points to guide and assist the students in the mock fire and evacuation drill. The “evacuation” operation began moments after the fire alarm alerted the students. The students were immediately evacuated from their classrooms and asked to gather at the assembly area. The Mock Drill was carried out in the school to prepare students and teachers for any such eventuality under the fire risk reduction programme.It was organized to check the readiness of the school to face any such fire emergency and also to make the students and staff aware about the Fire Fighting Rescue Operation, procedure and safeguards to be taken.
A Mock Fire and Evacuation Drill involving the students and teachers of M III – Grade IV was conducted on 5th February 2015 to create awareness among the student about fire fighting techniques and the ways to respond swiftly in times of such emergency situation. The “evacuation” operation began moments after the fire alarm alerted the students. The students were immediately evacuated from their classrooms and asked to gather at the assembly area. A mock drill was carried out in the school to prepare the students and teachers for any eventuality under the fire risk reduction programme. It was organized to check the readiness of the school to face any such emergency during any natural calamities and also to make the students and staff aware about the Fire Fighting rescue operation and its procedure.
A mock drill to meet the eventualities in case of fire was successfully conducted in the school by the Disaster Management Team on 10th September 2014.
The drill held under the guidance of the school’s Disaster Management Committee aimed to educate students about disaster preparedness for all possible hazards and to train them in basic disaster response skills such as fire safety, rescue and team evacuation.
The mock drills were carried out in the school to prepare both the students and teachers to create awareness on the type of hazards caused specially by fire. The activity stressed the importance that school undertakes regular fire evacuation drills, which will help to familiarize both students and staff to the ways in which to survive during such situation. The students, teachers and other admin staffs of the school followed the instructions carefully about the emergency evacuation plan, exits and do’s and don’ts during the Mock Drills.
A comprehensive workshop on Disaster Management took place in Shalom Hills International School on 22nd Aug’ 14 with the objective of imparting practical knowledge of Disaster Management to the students. The students were shown Audio- Visual Presentation to have a better understanding on the mentioned subject. The Student Council members (Animesh, Divya and Divyansh) were looped in to talk about Panic Management, and Fire extinguishers. They were also briefed about the Building Evacuation Plan in detail.
The session was interactive and all the students learnt about the important Do’s & Don’ts in case of occurrence of any disaster. The teachers clarified the Questions (which were raised by the students) pertaining to the Disaster Management.
With the objective of educating the school staff on how to prepare in the event of a disaster, a workshop was conducted on 26th July’14. The teachers from Junior, Middle and Senior wings gathered together for the workshop, which was conducted by Disaster Management Committee. The purpose was to educate the staff about the BUILDING EVACUATION AND ASSEMBLY PROCEDURE, FIRE and EARTHQUAKE safety measures. First of all, a group activity was conducted to ensure that all the above mentioned points were understood by the teammates in the best possible manner. Secondly, a video on Disaster Management was shared with the team, the same followed by open round of discussion on the learning taken place during the workshop.
Conducted by: Ms.Swastika Acharya
|Members of Disaster Management Cell|
|1||Mohit Sen Burman, Kooh Sports||9||Manoj Kumar|
|2||Bhupender, Kooh Sports||10||Ramprakash|
|3||Kushal, Kooh Sports||11||Arjun Shastri|
|4||Manish Sharma||12||Gopal Singh|
|6||Lalit Gupta||14||Piyush Sahu|
|8||Pankaj Gupta||16||Jai Prakash|
A workshop by trainers from CEASEFIRE FIRE SAFETY SERVICES was conducted for all the members of the school’s Disaster Management Cell, Sports department, Lab incharges, Administrative staff and Housekeeping staff.
The following are the main points discussed in the workshop: