The workshop which took place in Yola drew the beneficiaries from different media houses across the state.
In a presentation, Communication Field Officer of the organization, Mr. Lemdi Edmond took the participant through memory lane from its cradle to limelight.
He pointed out that ICRC intervenes basically in crises involving armed conflicts translating to man made or unnatural disasters.
Edmond explained that while the International Federation of the Red Cross intervenes in the area of natural disasters, like flood and earthquake, the National Red Cross Societies handles both natural and man made situations
The Communication Field Officer identified seven principles of the Committee to include humanity, impartiality, Neutrality and independence among others.
First Aid and Prehospital Care Field Officers in Yola and Abjua respectively, Charity Maxwell and Daniel Ebodor jointly exposed the participant to the meaning, relevance and significance of the First Aid.
They maintained that First Aids basically aims to save life, prevent condition from further deteriorating and promote speedy recovery.
They identified truthfulness, sympathy, resourcefulness, tolerance and empathy among others as qualities of a good First Aider.
The duo also enumerated and extensively explained Primary Survey variables relating to First Aid as Danger, Response, Airway, Breathing and chest compression.
Interestingly, the participants were vigorously engaged in practical of First Aid treatment on various aspects having to do with Burns, Fainting, Fracture and bleeding among others.
Highlights of the training were questions and answers, presentation of certificate and First Aid Kits to the participants