CIVIL DEFENCE : DELHI
Delhi Civil Defence | Aim and Services
The Civil Defence Organization is a second line of Defence and a social/welfare service agency during war-time and provides soccur to affected persons/areas in calamities and disasters and during major accidents, communal upheaval, etc. in peacetime.
Aims and Objects
to protect human life and property from air-raid.
to maintain continuity of production
to keep up the morale of public
In war-time services like air-raid warning, black-out, rescue, fire fighting, first-aid, relief work, etc. are taken up by the Civil Defence Corps. In peace-time, during disasters, calamities and the likes, Civil Defence Corps provide rescue services, house fire parties, first-aid, communication, welfare measures, relief work, transport, training and mobilization of local help etc. They also perform numerous other social and welfare activities.
Civil Defence exercise-cum-demonstrations are held in various localities to educate and motivate members of public in civil Defence measures. First-aid Posts are established on various occasions like Republic Day, Independence Day, Haj Centres, Urs Centres, religious gatherings, etc. Blood donation camps are also organized by Civil Defence Corps from time to time.
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