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Mock drill on earthquake
Staff reporter

The mock drill in progress. AT Photo
 GUWAHATI, Feb 15 - The District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) Kamrup (M) organised a ward-level joint mock drill on earthquake disaster today at the Cotton Collegiate Government Higher Secondary School here.

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) took active part and assisted the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) and DDMA, Kamrup in planning and coordination at the initial stage.

SDMA Assam staff, DDMA staff of Kamrup, NDRF, SDRF, Civil Defence, Fire Service, Self Help Groups, 108 ambulance service, police, volunteers from the community and NGOs participated in the exercise.

NDRF rescuers demonstrated various extrication methods like rope rescue, high rise rescue and victim stabilisation.

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