The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO)

  • Assist in planning and implementation of programmes to prevent and/or mitigate disaster in the District within the framework of national policies;
  • Facilitate the organization of public disaster education campaign programmes to: create and sustain awareness of hazards of disaster; and emphasize the role of the individual in the prevention of disaster;
  • Assist and facilitate education and training of volunteers; to fight fires including bush fires, or take measures to manage the after effects of natural disasters;
  • Prepare and review district disaster prevention and management plans to prevent or control disasters arising from floods, bush fires, and human settlement fires; outbreak of communicable diseases; and earthquakes and other natural disasters.
  • Facilitate the organization of disaster management exercises annually;
  • Ensure compliance with rules in respect of private and public properties to ensure adequate protection against disasters;
  • Facilitate the provision of emergency shelters and services in the event of disasters;
  • In consultation and collaboration with appropriate agencies, identify disaster zones and take necessary steps to; educate people within the areas and prevent development activities which may give rise to disasters in the area;
  • Participate in post disaster assessment to determine the extent of damage and needs of the disaster area;
  • Co-ordinate the receiving, management and supervision of the distribution of relief items in the district;
  • Investigate reports and analyze the nature of hazards, vulnerability and risk situations;
  • Facilitate collection, collation and preservation of data on disasters in the District;
  • Inspect and offer technical advice on the importance of fire extinguishers;
  • Co-ordinate the organization of Fire Volunteer Squads at the community level; and
  • assist and facilitate rescue and valuation services to those trapped by fire and other   emergency situation

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