Jammu: A seminar organised by the department of Civil Defence Jammu on Friday advocated for spreading awareness among society of minimising effects of disasters.
“The disaster keeps no calendar and place. Global warming has changed the whole natural environment of the world, so the civil society must be made aware about the disasters and how can we minimize the effect of Disaster,” Vikas Gupta, SSP, In-charge DIG HG/CD and SDRF Jammu Civil Defence said while speaking at a Warden Conference and Workshop on Role of Wardens Before, during and after Disaster of Disaster Management here.
He added that a campaign of awareness in this regard must be conducted in the region immediately.
Anita Pawar, Dy SP, Dy Controller Civil Jammu in her address said that the objective of the conference was to provide a useful platform to exchange information, ideas, experience and lessons learned in Disaster Management work, role of wardens before, during and after disaster which effects civilian population and property.
The Wardens however, discussed all the aspects of Civil Defence organization especially to combat the threat of any eventuality.
Experts of various field like Dr S K Pandita, Professor of Geology from University of Jammu, Dr Naveen Hakhoo, Assistant Professor in the Department of Geology from University of Jammu, Dr Deepak Kumar, from Super Speciality Hospital Jammu and representatives from NDRF also expressed their views of different situations and disaster managements.