Disaster Trainings for 5000 Citizens in Mumbai

by United Way of Mumbai

Summary

The project aims at equipping 5000 citizens in basic disaster response and management from over 50 city colleges, Citizen Groups, Community Based Organizations (CBOs) etc. These trainings will cover vital aspects of disasters such as dos and don't in times of disasters basic first aid skills and basic life saving skills.
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Challenge

In the recent past, the city of Mumbai in India has been exposed to a few devastating situations of man-made as well as natural disasters. Besides the need for systemic & infrastructural enhancements, it was also realized that, the city lacks awareness on basic disaster Preparedness and Response. Thus, it is imperative to channelize the citizen power for collective action towards better disaster Preparedness and Response in the city.

Solution

The project will equip 5000 citizens in basic disaster response and management from over 50 city colleges, Citizen Groups, Community Based Organizations (CBOs) etc. This will be done through: Identification and networking with 50 city colleges, Citizen Groups, CBOs etc. Devising training module for the duration of 6 hours covering vital aspects of disaster response and management Organizing trainings for identified stakeholders

Long-Term Impact

The project interventions will result in increased level of awareness on vital aspects pertaining to both natural and man made disasters. The project will reach out to 5000 citizens through trainings. The trained citizens will then continue to spread awareness on disaster preparedness and response, thus increasing overall level of disaster preparedness.

Resources

http:/​/​www.unitedwaymumbai.org

Organization Information

United Way of Mumbai

Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra - India
Website: https:/​/​www.unitedwaymumbai.org
Project Leader:
Jayanti Shukla
Mumbai, Maharashtra India

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