Course:Disaster Management Course: Disaster Management Presented by Venkatesh Emani
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National Disaster Management Plan This is the first ever national plan prepared for Disaster Management in India It aims to make India disaster resilientand significantly reduce the loss of lives and assets. . Framework," namely: understanding disasterrisk, improving disasterriskgovernance, investing in disasterrisk reduction (through structural and non-structural un - measures) and disasterpreparedness, earlywarning and building back betterin the aftermatih ofa disaster
National Disaster Management Plan Theplan cover all phases of disaster management Theplan covers all phases of disaster management: prevention, -mitigation, response and recovery. - It provides for horizontal and vertical integration among all the agencies and departments of the Government. The plan also spells out the roles and responsibilities of all levels of Government right up to Panchayat and Urban Local Body level in a matrix format.
National Disaster Management Plan The plan has a regional approach, which will be beneficial not only for disaster management but also for development planning The plan also covers human induced disasters like chemical, nuclear etc. . The NDMP recognizes the need to minimize, if not eliminate, any . It specifies who is responsible for what at different stages of managinsg - The NDMP is envisaged as ready for activation at all times in response ambiguity in the responsibility framework. disasters. to an emergency in any part of the country.
What is Disaster Risk Governance? The way in which all stakeholders cooperate in order to manage and reduce disaster and climate related risks. Stakeholders are public authorities, civil servants, media, private sector, and civil society at community, national and regional levels This means ensuring sufficient levels of capacity and resources are made available to prevent, prepare for, manage and recover from disasters Strengthening disaster risk governance is necessary to foster collaboration and partnerships for the implementation of disaster risk reduction and sustainable development
Disaster Risk Governance Promote the coherence and development of relevant laws, regulations, and public policies across different levels and timescale Carry out assessment of the technical, financial and administrative .Adopt and implement disaster risk reduction strategies and plans, . capacity for disaster risk management Promote necessary mechanisms and incentives to ensure high levels of compliance with the safety-enhancing provisions Make institutions efficient and responsive; Strengthen/ establish coordination and convergence mechanisms