Simulation exercises on evacuation for kindergartens in Skopje and Gevgelija
Within the framework of the Program for Disaster Preparedness and Response, with the financial support of UNICEF, in November 2017, the Macedonian Red Cross started the implementation of a project aimed at preparing the educational staff for acting in conditions of natural disasters in order to reduce the risks that kindergartens and primary schools can face in Gevgelija, Kumanovo and Skopje
Within the final phase of the project, the simulation exercises for evacuation of personnel and children in kindergartens and primary schools are under preparation, through which we will check the acquired knowledge during the conducted trainings for protection and self-protection, and at the same time practical we will check the panic signaling and its use and functioning
On the territory of the city of Skopje, the following simulation exercises were held: Kindergarten RJ Korchagin – Pinocchio Building (Municipality of Centar), Kindergarten Veseli Cvetovi – Sinolica Building (Kisela Voda Municipality), Kindergarten Rosica – Detelinka Building (municipality of Gjorce Petrov), Kindergarten May 25 – building Sonce (municipality of Gazi Baba), Kindergarten Snezana – Dzhuginja Building (municipality of Chair)
On the territory of Gevgelija, the following simulation exercises were held: Kindergarten Detska Radost.
During the simulation exercises, the staff of the kindergartens in coordination with Macedonian Red Cross Branches and the first aid teams of (Centar, Karposh, Chair, Gazi Baba, Kisela Voda and Gevgelija) implemented the procedure for protection and self-protection in case of a disaster, evacuation as well as providing first aid through game.