Teach Disaster Management in Schools

We send our children to the school to get educated, and till a few decades ago, we did not have to dwell too much on the safety of our children in the schools; we took it for granted, for the school was always synonymous with the word ‘safe’. Unfortunately, it is no longer the case. From natural calamities to the man-made ones, from the negligence of man to the beast like action of man, our children are no longer safe in school. Some...

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Fending Off Fire in Oil Facilities
Nov04

Fending Off Fire in Oil Facilities

Fires involving large petroleum storage tanks are extremely costly and complex events. Fighting them requires implementation of plans, preparation and proper use of resources coordinated by effective emergency disaster management plans. C.S. Krishnaswamy, former General Manager (R&D and Quality Control) of HPCL describe the various safety aspects of controlling fire in Oil Installations. Every few months, we learn from television...

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