Students of Primary wing Conducted a marathon in support of Earthquake Victims of Nepal
In view of the disastrous earthquake which took place in Nepal and some other states of India on 25th April 2015, Bhatnagar International School, Vasant Kunj, took the initiative to organize a mock drill in the school, on 30th April 2015, to create awareness against the natural calamity and to equip students to handle the crisis in an effective manner. The drill comprised of communication (warning dissemination), evacuation, search and rescue and medical health.
Considering that school children are vulnerable to such disasters, a special morning assembly was conducted, on 2nd May 2015 to spread awareness about the safety measures which can be taken during an earthquake. The assembly also highlighted after-care and handling of the crisis, and to minimize damage in case of any such emergency.
To extend the heartfelt sympathies to the people in Nepal and the regions affected by this tragedy, the students of primary department participated in a Marathon, with the message of tranquility, on 2nd May 2015. Students prepared banners and placards. They also interviewed the local residents, who gave heart-warming messages for the distressed and affected population.
This philanthropic exercise was to sensitize the students and to teach them to empathize with the suffering lot.