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Our Response Matters

With the terror threat at its highest level in recent years, it is more important than ever for the whole of Singapore to come together to safeguard our way of life. Every member of our community can play a part in the SGSecure movement.


Becoming Prepared Citizens

Download the SGSecure App

The SGSecure app allows users to report suspicious sightings to the authorities in a few simple steps – point, shoot and send. Users can also receive timely alerts and updates from the authorities in the event of major emergencies. Through the e-Learning feature in the app, users will also be able to pick up useful lifesaving knowledge and skills.

We encourage you to download the app today!

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SGSecure App
The SGSecure app is kindly supported by Samsung.

Emergency Preparedness Days

Lifesaving Skills

To prepare residents for the reality of a terror attack, the People's Association, with the support of the Home Team, is conducting Emergency Preparedness Days (EP Days) in the heartlands. Residents attending these EP Days will be taught what to look out for to stay vigilant, how to respond in a terror attack (Run, Hide, Tell), as well as essential lifesaving skills such as Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AED) and Improvised First Aid (IFAS).


Check out the schedule of upcoming EP Days here:

Date

Time

Constituency

Location

22 July 2018
Sunday

9.00am – 12.00pm

Bukit Gombak

Hardcourt
372 Bukit Batok Street 31
Singapore 650372

29 July 2018
Sunday

10.00am – 1.00pm

Kampong – Chai Chee

Bedok Town Square
208C New Upper Changi Road
Singapore 463208

18 August 2018
Saturday

9.00am – 12.00pm

Ulu Pandan

Ghim Moh Market
20 Ghim Moh Road
Singapore 270020

19 August 2018
Sunday

9.00am – 12.00pm

Jurong Central

497A Jurong West Street 41
Singapore 641497

House Visits

The Home Team is conducting house-to-house visits to reach out to residents. Home Team officers, NSmen, volunteers and grassroots leaders will engage residents on the terror threat during these house visits.


These visits are good opportunities to learn about the terror threat and what you can do as part of the SGSecure movement. We look forward to meeting you soon!

House Visits


Learn Useful Skills to Help Others

Community Emergency Preparedness Programme

The SCDF conducts free emergency preparedness training as part of its Community Emergency Preparedness Programme (CEPP). CEPP comprises three tiers.

  1. The "I am Safe" e-learning programme
  2. The "Response Ready" hands-on programme for basic emergency preparedness skills
  3. The "Lifesaver" hands-on programme for comprehensive lifesaving skills and advanced EP knowledge

More information is available on SCDF's website at www.scdf.gov.sg. You can also get in touch with your nearest SCDF Division for more information.


SCDF Division HQ

Address

Contact Number

1st Division

3 Queensway, Singapore 149073

6471 7429

2nd Division

1 Tampines Industrial Ave 3, Singapore 528777

6587 8332

3rd Division

533 Yishun Industrial Park A, Singapore 768774

6852 2816

4th Division

80 Bukit Batok Road, Singapore 658072

6314 6913

CPR/AED Training

The Unit for Pre-Hospital Emergency Care at MOH conducts free hands-on training in CPR and the use of AEDs for organisations, as part of the “Dispatcher Assisted first REsponder” (DARE) programme.


You may contact dare_programme@sgh.com.sg for more information, and to schedule a training session.

Psychological First Aid

Psychosocial support in emergencies is best delivered as a community-based activity. You can be trained to provide Psychological First Aid to help people affected by an emergency, disaster or traumatic event.


The Singapore Red Cross provides training in Psychological First Aid. For more information, you can visit the Singapore Red Cross website at www.redcross.sg.


Preparing Your Organisation

Guides for Workplaces and Other Premises

The Advisories on Contingency Planning and Protective Security provide useful tips to premise owners on how to implement protective measures and develop contingency response plans to prepare for the possibility of a terror attack.


In conjunction with the Ministry of Manpower and other tripartite partners, a SGSecure Guide for Workplaces was developed to help businesses cope with the terror threat. The guide provides actionable recommendations for companies to help them be SGSecure-ready.


You can access these materials on our resources page.

Business Risk Management through bizSAFE

bizSAFE is a five-step programme that assists companies to build up their workplace safety and health capabilities so that they are able to achieve quantum improvements in safety and health standards at the workplace.


Since September 2017, SGSecure elements have been included in the bizSAFE framework to assist companies to build the relevant capabilities to become SGSecure-ready.


Find out more about the programme at www.wshc.sg/bizSAFE or contact bizsafe@wshc.sg.


Volunteer Opportunities

Be a Responder


Download the MyResponder mobile application to find the closest AED and help save lives. The app also alerts volunteers to nearby cardiac arrest cases so that CPR and AED procedures can be promptly carried out before the arrival of SCDF paramedics.


Download the mobile application on iOS App Store or Google Play.

Home Team Volunteers Network


There are a range of volunteer opportunities available across the Home Team. You can visit the Home Team Volunteers website, at https://www.htvn.mha.gov.sg to find out more, and sign up to volunteer.

Volunteering in your Neighbourhood


The People’s Association is a key SGSecure partner, helping to sensitise, train and prepare residents in the neighbourhoods for a terror attack, including in skills such as First Aid and CPR-AED.


If you are keen to contribute your skills and knowledge, you may wish to consider joining PA's volunteer schemes in emergency preparedness. You can do so by registering your interest through the PA website, at www.grassrootsconnect.org.sg/VolunteerRegistration.aspx.


SGSecure Outreach across Domains

We are conducting SGSecure outreach in schools, workplaces and other community groups.


Students can participate in SGSecure assembly talks and mobile exhibitions, and learn about our community response to terror through a SGSecure-themed storybook and a card game.


SGSecure briefings are being conducted for key industries and unions. Security personnel and in-house first responders from various companies are also being trained as SGSecure responders under the Police's Project Guardian and SCDF's Company Emergency Response Team programme.


We are also working with the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth to foster mutual understanding between different faiths through initiatives such as:

  • Broadening the Race and Religion Interaction through Dialogues and General Education (BRIDGE), an initiative to provide safe spaces to discuss sensitive issues, tackle prejudices and deepen shared understanding among Singaporeans of different ethnicities and faiths
  • SGSecure Community Network, which connects religious and community organisations across different faiths and cultures to strengthen emergency preparedness, including helping places of worship to become more crisis-ready

Join us at one of our outreach events soon!

Last Updated on 16 Jul 2018
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Download the SGSecure app to receive important alerts during major emergencies. It will also allow you to seek assistance and provide information to the authorities.