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    40 youth join disaster preparedness training

    Rokiah Mahmud

    The Natural Disaster Management Centre (NDMC) organised a four-day programme dubbed ‘Disaster Preparedness Coordinator (DPC) Training Programme Series 3’ from June 6 to 9 at the Youth Development Centre (PPB) and Berakas Forest Reserve Recreational Park.

    The annual event involved 40 youth from mukim and village consultative councils (MPMK), Brunei Darussalam Scouts Association (PPNBD), Brunei Darussalam Red Crescent Society (BDRCS), Youth Transformation Community Club (KKBT) and youth volunteers from the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS).

    The participants underwent training to assess the needs of disaster victims; procedures in delivering reports; putting out fire; and basic first aid.

    Permanent Secretary (Safety, Welfare and Law) at the Ministry of Home Affairs Mohd Amir Hairil bin Haji Mahmud attended the closing ceremony.

    Permanent Secretary (Safety, Welfare and Law) at the Ministry of Home Affairs Mohd Amir Hairil bin Haji Mahmud presents a certificate to a participant. PHOTOS: NDMC
    ABOVE & BELOW: Natural Disaster Management Centre officers and participants during the training

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