Primary pupils in the central provinces of Quang Ngai, Quang Nam and Ha Tinh have been taught techniques of disaster preparedness as part of a project on minimizing and managing disaster risks sponsored by the American Red Cross (ARC), the Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) reported.
Under the project, teachers have been trained on the appropriate actions to protect themselves and their families when floods, monsoons, landslides, droughts, or fires happen.
Pupils join activities on disaster response. Photo: VRC
This knowledge will be transferred to pupils through extra-curricular activities, competitions or games.
In the upcoming monsoon season, the projects will provide first-aid tools, lifebuoys, life-jackets, handy loudspeakers, fire extinguishers and rescue devices to pupils./.