Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) for Rawalpindi and Islamabad (Pakistan) – Working with communities side by side

Hundreds of Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Volunteers are working under the umbrella of Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) and Aga Khan Council, Pakistan. Their main goal is to prepare for emergencies by regularly educating and engaging the communities. They work as first responders in case of any man-made or natural disasters.

CERT Council for Central Region Pakistan has been currently engaged in numerous Jamati activities comprising mainly of safety drills and training.

AKAH conducted refresher training recently named ‘Incident Command Systems Simulation’ for the CERT volunteers of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. The purpose of this training was to equip and prepare volunteers with elementary lifesaving skills in case of any emergency. CERT volunteers successfully completed simulation covering topics related to CPR, firefighting, search & rescue and basic first aid.

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

2 thoughts

  1. The progress of AKDN in all rural and third world countries to uplift the quality of life for the poor has become so phenomenal so quickly in the last decade, and much more in all subjects e.g. Arts, culture, museums, parks, and so so much more, is indeed tremendous and overwhelming and they will continue to do so even faster in the years ahead. His Highness is travelling so much and seems like he is in several places at the same time. Subhanallah

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