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Report of the Mock Drill for Disaster Management for the Students on 19th July, 2016


In continuation with the exercise to create awareness among the students about disaster management, a mock drill was conducted on 19th July, 2016 at 10:00 am in the senior & Middle wing building for grade Ist to XIIth. The students were escorted by their subject teachers to the basketball & football ground after the hooter sound. Once all had assembled on the ground, they 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, the entire senior & middle wing building was successfully cleared within a span of 2.5 minutes and 5 minutes respectively.

Mock Drill for Disaster Management carried out for the students and staff on 29th October, 2015

  • Disaster Management Workshop

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.

Mock Drill conducted in the Middle Wing (Grade 1 to IV) on 21st August 2015

  • Disaster Management Workshop

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.

Students of Grade I- IV involved in Fire Mock Drill on 5th February ’2015

  • Disaster Management Workshop

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.

Mock Drill held for the students of senior grades on 10th September 2014

  • Disaster Management Workshop

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.

Disaster Management Workshop held for the students of senior grades on 22nd August 2014

  • Disaster Management Workshop
  • Disaster Management Workshop
  • Disaster Management Workshop

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.

Workshop by Disaster Management Committee on 26th July'14

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.

Meeting conducted of Disaster Management Cell on 19th July 2014

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
5 MK Quadri 13 Satbir
6 Lalit Gupta 14 Piyush Sahu
7 Ajitesh Srivastava 15 Rohit
8 Pankaj Gupta 16 Jai Prakash
The workshop was conducted by Ms. Swastika Acharya to make the committee understand the SOP of the emergency management and evacuation plans during disaster. The committee did the brainstorming on the probable areas to work upon and the steps necessary to improve in those areas.

Few important issues discussed on board were as under
  • Hooter or Alarm
  • Tie up with Paras
  • Master keys with tags to be kept in DMC / Security Guard under supervision of Mr. Gopal
  • Weekly checking of electricity points to be done by Mr. Satbir and inspection report submitted in the DMC.
  • Middle Wing – Lighting arresting pole to be checked and reported to the DMC
  • Gas leaks in the canteen to be checked by Mr. Gopal & Satbir everyday
  • Emergency numbers to be displayed on all floors apart from the DMC room.
  • All the members brainstormed on the evacuation plan.
  • New members and committees under DMC will be rolled out by Monday.

Workshop conducted on Fire Safety Management on 18th July 2014


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:

  • Fire safety induction
  • Use of Fire extinguishers
  • Preventing deliberate fires
  • School emergency and contingency plans
After a live demonstration of how fire extinguishers are to be used and step wise explanation of the safeguards for prevention of outbreak of fire, the doubts and questions of those present were cleared in the Q/A round that followed.