AIMS Hosts Fire Safety Training Led by the Rwanda National Police


Kigali, January 31, 2024

Fire fighting skills


In a proactive move to enhance safety measures and emergency preparedness, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in Kigali recently hosted a comprehensive fire safety training session. The training, facilitated by experts from the Rwanda National Police, aimed to equip the AIMS community with essential skills and knowledge to respond effectively to potential fire incidents.

The full-day training session emphasized a hands-on, practical approach to fire safety. Participants engaged in interactive simulations, learning the fundamentals of fire prevention, evacuation procedures, and the proper usage of firefighting equipment. Led by experienced instructors from the Rwanda National Police, the training provided valuable insights into the critical importance of swift and coordinated responses during emergencies.

The training also incorporated realistic scenarios, allowing participants to navigate simulated fire emergencies. This approach not only heightened awareness but also empowered attendees with practical experience in using fire extinguishers, fire blankets, and other firefighting tools. The Rwanda National Police instructors shared their expertise, ensuring that participants were well-versed in emergency protocols tailored to our campuses.

The engaging nature of the training encouraged active participation from AIMS staff, students, and faculty. Attendees not only learned about fire safety protocols but also actively participated in drills, fostering a proactive safety culture within the institution. The collaboration between AIMS and the Rwanda National Police underscores the commitment to maintaining a safe and secure environment for all members of the AIMS community. The initiative aligns with broader efforts to ensure the well-being of residents within the Kigali community.

AIMS expressed gratitude to the Rwanda National Police for their expertise and dedication in conducting the training. The collaborative effort reflects the shared commitment to proactive safety measures and emergency preparedness. As AIMS continues to prioritize the safety of its community, this fire safety training serves as a foundational step toward creating a resilient and well-prepared environment. The institution remains dedicated to fostering a culture of safety, ensuring that everyone is equipped with the necessary skills to respond effectively to unforeseen challenges.

The successful completion of the fire safety training marks a significant milestone for AIMS in Kigali, showcasing its commitment to proactive safety measures and community well-being. The institution looks forward to building on this foundation, further strengthening its emergency response capabilities, and contributing to a safer and more secure campus environment.