The Vijayawada Municipal Corporation will organise a training programme on natural calamities and disaster management for Self Help Groups (SHGs) at VMC Council Hall on Friday.

The training programme will be conducted by A. Madhava Reddy, Andhra Pradesh Rural Development Institute, on issues like preparedness for disaster, response measures, rescue and life saving measures. First aid, fire accident, rehabilitation, sanitation, and health would be covered under the training.