disaster management the role of students
Topics: Earthquake, Emergency evacuation, Emergency management / Pages: 5 (2086 words) / Published: Aug 8th, 2014

DISATER MANAGEMENT-ROLE OF STUDENTS
In a lot of nations late teenagers are part of 'emergency rescue teams' - mostly the training goes side by side along with 'compulsory military training' programs. I would like to negate student community from search and rescue since that is a highly specialized job and should be left to professionals. The basic role of the student, in my opinion, is AWARENESS of what to do during and after disasters. This would lessen panicking, paranoid and uncontrollable people running around. Also, knowing what to do when disaster strikes will also lessen the death toll. Knowing what to do after disaster, and at least basic first aid, will enable students help the authorities in saving lives. If students are well trained then if there is a disaster they are able to protect themselves and they can also help others.Student branch is the most well informed branch of community. They can spread awareness about disaster management. Also they can form association to help in times of disaster.Children can help in managing Disasters in many ways few of them are:-• Students can help in rehabilitation and resettlement of victims• They can spread awareness through rallies in streets• Volunteer in the information centers and form associations for the Disaster-Day• Provide the victims with basic needs• Preventing disasters at home - stopping building fires due to petty reasons like a short circuit.DISATER MANAGEMENT-ROLE OF STUDENTSIn a lot of nations late teenagers are part of 'emergency rescue teams' - mostly the training goes side by side along with 'compulsory military training' programs. I would like to negate student community from search and rescue since that is a highly specialized job and should be left to professionals. The basic role of the student, in my opinion, is AWARENESS of what to do during and after disasters. This would lessen panicking, paranoid and uncontrollable people running around. Also, knowing what to do when disaster strikes

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