UNDOF and FAO collectively conducted the fire drill exercise on 30 July 2015 at the UNDOF HQ located at Sheraton hotel, Damascus, Syria. The entire international, national and military Staff of both organizations was activity involve in the exercise, which was formally opened by the Head of Mission/Force Commander Maj Gen. Purna Chandra Thapa by an opening address, stressing the important and requirement of such kind of exercise and his priority concern on the security and protection of all the UN personnel.
The exercise was led by UNDOF security team and assisted by FAO security team, which was divided into two phase. First phase consist of briefing done by Mr. Jose Madureira, Security Officer UNDOF, which focused mainly on the cycle of fire, immediate action during fire, utilization of fire extinguisher, prevention and precaution measures of fire, fire drill movement regulation. Second Phase followed by the conducted of controlled fire drill exercise for the all the participators. The exercise was completed with the assembly of the entire participator at the allotted Fire Assembly Point.