Objective of DDMA Chamba:
The DDMA will act as the planning, coordinating and implementing body for DM at the District level and take all necessary measures for the purposes of DM in accordance with the guidelines laid down by the NDMA and SDMA.
The objectives of the DDMA have been elaborated in Section 30 of the DM Act, 2005:-
It will, inter alia prepare the District DM plan for the District and monitor the implementation of the National Policy, the State Policy, the National Plan, the State Plan and the District Plan.
The DDMA will also ensure that the guidelines for prevention, mitigation, preparedness and response measures lay down by the NDMA and the SDMA are followed by all the Departments of the State Government at the District level and the local authorities in the District.
The DDMA will ensure that the areas in the district vulnerable to disasters are identified and measures for the prevention of disasters and the mitigation of its effects are taken.
The DDMA will also coordinate response to any threatening disaster situation or disaster, coordinate with, and provide necessary technical assistance or give advice to the local authorities.
The DDMA will encourage the involvement of non-governmental organisations and voluntary social-welfare institutions working at the grassroots level in the district for disaster management, ensure communication systems are in order, and disaster management drills are carried out periodically.
To create a unified command, control and co-ordination structure for disaster management in Delhi, integrating the various wings and agencies of government that are necessary for emergency response, as well as for preparedness, mitigation and prevention activities.
Organise and coordinate specialised training programmes for different levels of officers, employees and voluntary rescue workers in the district.
Set up, maintain, review and upgrade the mechanism for early warnings and dissemination of proper information to public.
Coordinate response to any threatening disaster situation or disaster.
Identify buildings and places which could, in the event of any threatening disaster situation or disaster, be used as relief centers or camps and make arrangements for water supply and sanitation in such buildings or places.
Establish stockpiles of relief and rescue materials or ensure preparedness to make such materials available at a short notice.
For Emergency Dial(Toll Free No.):
1077 -- District Emergency Operation Center (DEOC)
1070 -- State Emergency Operation Center (SEOC)
100 -- Police
108 -- Medical Emergency
101 -- Fire