TUESDAY, 5 JUNE – A total of 11 third year students of International Relations (HA15), Universiti Malaysia Sabah from the Faculty of Humanity, Arts and Heritage, have successfully conducted a program named as ‘Introduction to CPR and Natural Disaster Preparedness at Stairway to Hope in Luyang, recently.
Project Manager, Muhammad Nazirrudin Roslan said that Stairway to Hope is an alternative school that consist of majorly Filipinos students.
“The program which was participator a total of 30 students ranging from 13 to 20 years old gives them a basic education on First Aid and increase their awareness on natural disaster.
“The knowledge and skills gained from this program will be a great aid for the students in the near future,” he said in a statement today.
According to Nazirrudin, the program consists of two sessions; begin with presentation and practically learning about CPR, follow by begin with presentation and practically learning on Natural Disaster.
“Learning theory alone is not enough; therefore the students were thought practically on the proper technique to CPR.
“Meanwhile the learning on Natural Disaster aimed to give the students awareness and basic knowledge about earthquake to prepare and educate them the best course of action during an earthquake,” he said.
Also present at the event was the founder of Stairway to Hope, Marilou Salgatar Chin.