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Disaster Management, Preparedness Education and Training Reaches to the Door Steps of School Children, Teachers, women and Youth in Goa.
Government of Goa and Saritsa Foundation take disaster preparedness at the Door Steps of school children, teachers, women and college youth from 19th February to 24th February to develop resilience and safety culture at individual, family and societal level to minimize risks.
Saritsa Foundation advocates and practices people centered, people led, and people owned methodology to teach participants the art of survival in harsh reality of enhanced threats of disasters. Saritsa Foundation makes people aware that surviving in life threatening situations is a science of attitude, it can instill positivity, resourcefulness, energy and fire inside us.
The trick is to overcome the mind of indifference towards individual, family and societal safety and dependence on outside agencies to protect.
Saritsa Foundation prepares 1400 school children, college youth and teachers of Goa state for disasters from 19th February to 24th February 2014.
• To encourage youth to analyze and mind map risks from disasters and impacts of climate change and evolve ways and means to protect.
• To develop skills and confidence to mitigate risks from disaster and climate change and be Awareness Raisers with developing mechanisms to use local resources to protect lives and means of livelihood.
• Prepare youth to be first aid of disaster management in their areas by organizing rescue, recovery and relief as well as evacuation and first aid
• Raise awareness to formulate task force to help communities in search and rescue in emergency of disasters in coordination with local authorities.