Bacolod youth rescue group organized
Bacolod City (19 September) -- A total of 1,220 Bacolod students and out-of-school youths joined the Brgy. Youth Volunteer Brigade which conducted the 1st Bacolod First Aid and Disaster Awareness Training recently.
The group will assist the city disaster team in responding to emergency and calamity situations in their communities.
Taken up in the training were banding of wounds, splinting for fractures, different types of carrying a patients or victims, long board demonstration, and artificial respiration and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.
Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia said the training is necessary as it is important to be prepared at all time.
Participants were given certificates of attendance and training to become members of the rescue volunteer group. (PIA/cad) [top]