District at a Glance

       Introduction
       Activities
       DRR Activities of DDMA
       Awareness on different disaster
       Items & Norms of Assistance
       Photo Gallery


   
INTRODUCTION:

As Mandated by the Disaster Management Act 2005, the Governement of Assam has adopted the Act with notification in the official Gazette in the month of December 2006.The State Government has established the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) chaired by the Honorable Chief Minister, Assam with Honorable Minister Revenue and Disaster Management as its Vice Chairperson.The Secretariat of ASDMA has become functional since 2009.As per the Disaster Management Act 2005, chapter IV clause 25, every district shall form the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) under the Chairmanship of the Deputy Commissioner and the Addl. Deputy Commissioner (Revenue and Disaster Management) as the Chief Executive Officer of DDMA. The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) has placed District Project Officers at every District HQs to carry out the activities of DDMA and ASDMA. The DDMA Golaghat is operational since 2011

The District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), Golaghat has been notified with the Deputy Commissioner as the Chairperson and the following members as stated below.

  • The Chairperson of Zila Parishad as the Co-Chairperson
  • The Addl. Deputy Commissioner (Disaster Management) as the C.E.O
  • The Superintendant of Police as member
  • The Joint Director of Health Services as member
  • The A.E.E P.W.D, as member.
  • The A.E.E, Water Resources, as member.

Special Invitee to the meetings of DDMA: Heads of all departments concerned with the management of disaster in the district

   
Activities Under DDMA:

The DDMA, Golaghat is involved in carrying out various Disaster Management activities in the district along with the Line Departments, Volunteer groups and NGOs . The activities of DDMA, Golaghat is focused upon Risk Management and not only on Crisis Management
   
DRR Activities of DDMA:

2013 2014 Activities for 2015
Orientation Workshop with the Line Departments on Disaster Management Orientation Workshop with the Line Departments on Disaster Management Preparation of Departmental Disaster Management Plans
Coordination workshop with the NGOs for Disaster Management activities Coordination workshop with the NGOs for Disaster Management activities Non-structural assessment of Schools and Hospitals
School Shake Out Programme School Shake Out Programme Mock drill
Conducting Drills on Disaster Management at Schools, Hospitals and Establishment Training on Mass Casualty and Emergency Health Care for Doctors and Paramedics Village level awareness and training programmes.
Basic training programme on Disaster Management for the VDPs and Circle level staffs. Observation of the International Day for Disaster Reduction
Awareness generation Mock drill with NRL
Observation of the International Day for Disaster Reduction Multi hazard assessment of Schools and Hospitals
   
Awareness On Different Disaster:

1. Earthquake
2. Flood
3. Cyclone
4. Chemical Disaster & Fire Safety
   
PHOTO GALLERY:

PHOTO ON DISASTER PREPAREDNESS