Fifty more area residents trained to become civil-defense volunteers in Pattaya.
Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome opened the May 26-30 session. Training is offered each year under Interior Ministry guidelines. Volunteers assist during emergencies and natural disasters.
Another 50 area residents received training to become civil-defense volunteers in Pattaya.
Goals include creating a “volunteer spirit,” preventing and mitigating natural disasters, fighting fires, understanding teamwork, briefing volunteers on the latest regulations, expanding the volunteer network and offering field study with other organizations to apply knowledge gained in the classroom.