Conducted a one day Disaster Management training program (Theory +Practical) on 26th December 2019 at Prakash Bhoir farmhouse, Maskal village, Titwala for NSS unit of L. D. Sonawane college of arts and commerce, Kalyan, Total participate 135 (students + staff)

The training programme was divided into theory and practical sessions which focused on various aspects of disaster. The theoretical session included; the importance and in depth understanding of topics like man made & natural disaster, post disaster precautions to be taken, importance of first aid, elements of first aid, use of first aid, benefits of carrying first aid kit during the travel and availability of first aid kit at home and workplace was also explained.

Practical sessions were about –

The essential contents in a first aid kit and how it should be used effectively in order to reduce medical complications was demonstrated. Importance of using sterile dressings and proper way to use bandages to protect wounds, promote healing, to hold dressings in a place, to relieve pain, and generally to make the patient comfortable. The do’s and don’ts during and after the disaster was demonstrated by use of different rescue tools such as fire extinguisher and its use in disasters like fire, forest fire, accident was demonstrated with the help of student volunteers. Precautions to be taken while helping to rescue victims, procedures to be followed after the arrival of the medical team, transportation of victims to nearby medical facilities and safe areas, were explained and demonstrated.