Jiribam, Dec 14:
In order to prepare and educate the people in Jiribam District about the emergency actions to be taken during an earthquake, a massive State-level mock drill exercise was carried out in the district today. The drill exercise is carried out based on the scenario of earthquake of magnitude 6.7 in Richter scale in Indo Myanmar Border Region of Ukhrul District.
The mock drill was designed and jointly organized by the SDRF and 12 BN National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) under the department of relief & disaster management, Government of Manipur.
During the drill the official and field staffs of NDRF demonstrated how to evacuate the victims in the event of a disaster.
Superintendent of police, Jiribam Mubi Moirangthem, Additional S.P (OPs), A.K. Sadananda Singh, Executive Officer, Jiribam Municipal council, M.Surjit Singh along with members of SDRF and NDRF attended the programme.