Kohima: ADC Chumoukedima, Dr. Kuzo chaired a meeting regarding the Mock exercise on an earthquake on Thursday at Chumoukedima. The Mock drill exercise will be carried out on 8th April 2022 at 11 am in Chumoukedima.
The exercise will simulate the 1897 earthquake of Magnitude 8.7 Richter Scale which occurred in Shillong. The exercise is been organized by National Disaster State Management Authority in collaboration with NDRF& SDRF.
Assistant Manager (Response &Communication) and Nodal Officer (DM), Dimapur, Rendemo Shitio informed that the exercise will take place at the two sites- St. Joseph Higher Secondary School and Bituo Marketing Complex, Chumoukedima.
He informed all the concerned citizens of those incident sites area not to panic and cooperate with the authority.
The meeting held a threadbare discussion on the response, rescue, and rehabilitation preparation plan and strategy to mitigate the damage and loss of lives and property during high-intensity earthquakes and other disasters. The officers had a brainstorming discussion on how to carry out damage assessment at the time of disaster so that resources can be allocated for disaster response and relief operations.
The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner of police, Chumoukedima; Chief Medical Officer, Dimapur; Fire & Emergency; State Disaster Response Force, Dimapur; Commandant 1st NAP, Chumoukedima; Administrator, Chumoukedima Town Council; Chumoukedima Town ward Council Chairman; Community First Responder(CFR); Nodal Officer, District Disaster Management Authority, Dimapur; District project Associate, District Disaster Management Authority, Dimapur; Principal, St. Joseph Higher Secondary School.