Training programme on IRS held at peren

Peren, April 27 (NE): Training programme for all Heads of Departments (HoDs) and various civil societies on the Incident Response System (IRS) was organized at DC Conference Hall, District HQ. Peren on April 27, 2020.

The programme was held under the chairmanship of DC Peren, Sentiwapang Aier and was organized by District Administration in collaboration with District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) & Medical Department, Peren in view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in the country and in order to institutionalize an effective, orderly and efficient response system in the event of widespread community in the district.

Resource person, EAC Ngwalwa, Rumbemo T. Kithan in his PowerPoint presentation spoke on the general overview of IRS structure on COVID-19 for Peren District and the roles & responsibility of Responsible Officer (RO), Incident Commander, Information & Media Officer, Liaison Officers (LOs), Safety Officer, Operation Section Chief, SAM, Response Branch Director, Division Supervisor and Group in Charge, Single Resources Unit Leader, Strike Team or Task Force Leader, Transport Branch Director, Planning Section Chief, Resources Unit Leader, Situation Unit Leader, Documentation Unit Leader, Logistic Section Chief, Service Branch Director, Communication Unit Leader, Medical Unit Leader, Food Unit Leader, Support Branch Director, Resource Provisioning Unit, Facility Unit Leader, Ground Support Unit Leader, Finance Branch Director and Compensation or Claims Unit.

CMO Peren, Dr. Dennis Hangsing gave a brief PowerPoint presentation on COVID-19, preparedness of the district, action plan, protocols to be followed while handling the COVID-19 dead body as issued by the Ministry of H&FW, while COVID-19 Cluster containment plan was also briefly highlighted by Dy. CMO Peren, Dr. Supongmenla Walling.

In the programme, DC Peren notified that Mock Drill will be conducted on April 29, 2020 at Stadium Colony, Jalukie and appealed the District Officers to be in station and also to be aware of their roles and responsibilities. DC further sought cooperation from the various civil societies in the fight against the global pandemic.

(Source: DPRO Peren)