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PRCS, WFP conduct training on heat wave rehabilitation

June 17, 2019

KARACHI:In continuity of its capacity building initiative on heat wave, Pakistan Red Crescent Sindh in collaboration with World Food Programme (WFP) successfully conducted second four-day training of trainers (ToT) at its training institute, Hilal-e-Ahmer House.

The objective of the workshop was to prepare trainers for providing trainings to volunteers in different areas of Karachi for heat stroke rehabilitation amid heat waves in the city.

About 20 participants from different organizations, including WFP, Federal Civil Defence Training School, Saylani Welfare, Alamgir Welfare Trust and PRCS staff and volunteers, received the training.

In this regard, PRCS also established four on-job training heat wave camps for the participants of the first batch of ToT. The three-day camps were established in major areas of Karachi including Teen Talwar, Gurumandir, Orangi Town and Liaquatabad. It helped in facilitating the participants for training other staff and volunteers on heat stroke rehabilitation.

Training of trainers was jointly conducted by disaster management, health, and training department of PRCS Sindh. Another ToT is also planned in the month of June to better respond to the soaring temperature.

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