Muslim NGO holds workshop on disaster management in Assam

By TCN News,

Tezpur, Assam: The Society for Bright Future (SBF), a national NGO looking after disaster management and a part of Human Welfare Foundation, organized a state-level two-day workshop on Disaster Management for volunteers on 27th and 28th Dec at Al-Noor Model School in Tezpur, Assam.

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Dr. Dewan Nazrul Qadir, Regional Coordinator, Vision-2016 program of HWF, said that the North Eastern states of India are very sensitive from many types of disasters like flood and earthquake and it is very essential to have a volunteer group to work at the time of disaster.

On behalf of Civil Defence Department, Tezpur, Mr Upen Ch. Kalita, Mr. Pathak and Mr. Gautam Sarma participated in the workshop and trained the volunteers with practical training and demonstration of different methods of Disaster Management. The programme was attended by 65 volunteers hailing from different places of Assam. The workshop was presided by Maulana Shams Ahmed, President, Assam Falah Society.

Amongst the other prominent personalities Maulana Kefayat Ullah, Mr. Asis Hussain, Mr. Abdur Rouf attended the programme.

Earlier, Mr. Aquil Ahmed, co-ordinator of SBF, introduced SBF and said that this NGO came into existence to look after the disaster management in India. He also highlighted the work of SBF and Vision 2016.