Emergencies are somewhat inevitable in every day affairs of life. We can hardly predict life's occurrences, as life always has twists and unexpected events set up for us. It is the way we handle emergency situations that is the most important thing.
The uses of bulk SMS for communication by web designers cannot be overemphasized. These uses range from using it for adverts, doing follow-up on clients, getting feedbacks from clients among others. In a nutshell, what SMS does is provide a readily available communication tool that achieves the purpose its intended for. Little wonder it has gained so much popularity today as a marketing tool.
The Orientation Broadcasting Service (OBS) on every NYSC Orientation camp is the chief source of dissemination of information on camp. The functions of the OBS are enormous, ranging from passing out firsthand updates from camp officials, announcing platoon meetings, and even entertaining the youth Corp members with music and other fun programs. In short, they make the stay on camp anything but boring.
The NYSC orientation camp period is nothing short of fun. The parades, the mild drills, the social night out, meeting different folks from different states in Nigeria, the social competitions and so on. All these make the 3 weeks orientation course exciting even with the challenges.
Being what it is, an unexpected situation requiring an immediate action, every organization or establishment needs an effective system to deal with emergencies. In most cases, if emergencies are not dealt with quick enough, loss of life and property may result.
Apart from the major duties that the NYSC CDS groups holds with regard to rendering effective service to the community where the youth Corp members are, the CDS group equally serves as a channel of communication to the Corp members belonging in such groups.
Emergencies are somewhat inevitable in every day affairs of life. We can hardly predict life's occurrences, as life always have twists and unexpected events set up for us. It is the way we handle emergency situations that is the most important thing.
We’ve considered at length the different ways youths currently serving in the NYSC scheme in every state in Nigeria can effectively use bulk SMS as a communication tool especially in their CDS groups. If you’ve missed these, check here. Another area where bulk SMS can efficiently come in for this group is in communicating emergencies.
Emergencies are situations that are unexpected and often dangerous, posing an immediate risk to life, environment, health or property and thereby requiring an immediate and prompt action. Emergency situations that might affect residents of a place might range from natural disasters such as flooding, fire outbreak, and earthquakes e.t.c to terrorists attacks, service outage, health emergencies or diseases outbreak, oil spillage and so on.
In order to check these emergency situations and provide adequate awareness and help for victims or prospective ones, the government has agencies in place equipped to handle this. Among this agencies are police services, armed forces, fire services, health bodies and other relief sectors.
At the aftermath of events that poses risks to human life and property, or especially in cases of impending emergency situations, proper general public awareness and guidance is needed. Here is how bulk SMS can be used to address this situation.