Duration: 2016- 2018
Disaster Management, Disaster Risk Reduction, Standard Operating Procedure
Uttarakhand is a state prone to natural disasters and the Government of Uttarakhand (GoUK) has taken several steps in the recent years to reduce state’s vulnerabilities and enhance the capacities of various line departments to deal with a disaster situation. As per the guidelines of National Disaster Management Authority, government departments must have specific roles under various phases of a disaster and such roles should be defined in the form of Departmental Disaster Management Plans (DDMP) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
GEAG had been assigned to review and devise DDMP at the state level with the aim of strengthening the capacities of various line departments.
Following are the key outcomes of the project: