One of the main objectives of Red Cross is to protect life and provide immediate relief to the extent possible to the victims of natural calamities such as floods, cyclones, epidemics, famine, drought, earthquakes, fire accidents etc.
Disaster Management capacity has improved a lot
SDRT with 35 trained volunteers; DDRT in 17 districts 550 DDRT members were trained.
2 NDRT , 1 NDWRT , 1 RDRT ,1RDRT (WAT) members were trained.
Warehouse building & relief stock (Vettaikaranirrupu – Nagapattinam) (Perungulam in Ramnad District ).
Responded to various disasters (eg. Tsunami, Nilgiris landslide, Cyclone Thane Uttrakhand , Hayaan Cyclone & etc).
TNB is one of 4 core members of Inter Agency Group in Tamil Nadu.
SDRT Refresher Trainings conducted with the support of IPCD Project.
CFMR Trainings Conducted in Four Districts around 200 Volunteers Trained in Certified First Medical Responders Training Programme in Chennai, Vellore , The Nilgiris and Thanjavur District
One day Orientation Programme on First Aid and Disaster Management was conducted during 2012 and 6526 YRC volunteers were benefited throughout Tamil Nadu.
One of the main objectives of Red Cross is to protect life and provide immediate relief to the extent possible to the victims of natural calamities such as floods, cyclones, epidemics, famine, drought, earthquakes, fire accidents etc. For immediate disaster preparedness and response, efforts are being made to train the people from local community, as they will be in a better position to save lives and provide immediate relief as early as possible.
Disaster Management is a collective term encompassing all aspects of planning and responding to disasters including both pre and post disaster activities
Orientation on Disaster Management Training Programme has been imparting to YRC Volunteers/JRC Volunteers in Colleges and Schools respectively.
Red Cross Volunteers from the Districts have also been trained in Disaster Management Programme.