(HBO) – A competition on response to natural disasters and first aid was recently held for teams in the three communes of Dong Tam, Yen Bong and Khoan Du in Lac Thuy district of the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh.
A team from Khoan Du commune (Lac Thuy district)
participates in the competition to rescue a drowning victim.
The event was
organised by the provincial Red Cross Society with the support of the US Agency
for International Development (USAID).
The competition aimed
to help members of rescue teams of the communes to gain experience and improve
their skills in disaster response, hygiene maintenance and disease prevention,
along with those in first aid, search and rescue, providing support for local
authorities and people in case of accidents and disasters.
competed in three parts including introduction, knowledge and practice. In the practice
category, contestants prepared their own scenarios for disaster prevention and
response involving clean water, hygiene and disease prevention in the locality.
as traffic accidents, drowning, cessation of respiration, electric shock, first
aid and victim evacuation techniques, were thoroughly devised, demonstrating
teams’ capacity in responding to accidents and disasters.
Khoan Du commune
triumphed at the competition, followed by Yen Bong and Dong Tam communes. The
provincial Red Cross Society also presented equipment on disaster response and
first aid worth 736 million VND (31,830 USD) to the teams./.
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