Emergency Evacuation Drill at An-Najah University
In an effort to demonstrate emergency safety awareness and preparedness, the Public Safety Committee at An-Najah National University in cooperation with the Palestinian Civil Defense in Nablus Governorate, conducted an emergency evacuation drill for 5000 University students on 16 November, 2021. The duration of the evacuation drill was approximately two minutes and thirty-seven seconds, and it was performed in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Buildings.
The practical evacuation drill was performed to test and validate emergency procedures at the University.
The purpose of conducting an emergency evacuation training drill is to assist personnel and university students to know their roles and responsibilities in an emergency situation in accordance with the workplace plans and procedures, and to test the workforce response to an emergency.