Activities under DDMA, Goalpara

The DDMA, Goalpara 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, Goalpara are focused upon reducing the Risk and vulnerabilities prevalent in the District.

The various Disaster Risk Reduction Activities carried out can be grouped as follows

  1. Preparedness Activities (Mock Drill, Disaster Preparedness trainings, Awareness campaigns etc.)

  2. Mitigation Measures (Non-destructive Tests of buildings, Multi-Hazard assessment of Schools & Hospitals, Rapid Visual Screening of buildings etc.)
Activities of DDMA

Some of Disaster Risk Reduction Activities of DDMA Goalpara

  • 2013-2014
    1. Disaster preparedness mock drill
    2. VDP training on disaster response
    3. NGO coordination workshop
    4. Multi-hazard assessment of schools and hospitals
    5. School shake-out programme (Mock Drill)
    6. Workshop on Protecting Children in Emergency
    7. IDDR (International Disaster Risk reduction) Day Celebration, 2013
    8. Disaster Awareness campaign
    9. Training of Masons on earthquake resistant technology
    10. Other NGO co-ordinated/ supported activities for awareness generation

  • 2014-2015
    1. Community sensitization on Flood Preparedness
    2. Training on Mass casuality management and Hospital preparedness with Doctors & Paramedic staffs
    3. School Level earthquake mock drills in 100 schools under School Shake-out programme
    4. Training on Rapid Visual screening (RVS) to Junior Engineers
    5. Workshop on Protecting children in Emergencies
    6. IDDR (International Disaster Risk reduction) Day Celebration, 2014
    7. School & Collage level Art & Quiz competition on Disaster awareness
    8. Organizing Street Plays for Disaster awareness
    9. NGO coordination workshop
    10. Departmental DM Plan Preparation
    11. Preparation of Village Disaster Management Plan (Pilot Basis)
    12. Other NGO co-ordinated/ supported activities for awareness generation

  • 2015-2016
    1. Departmental DM Plan Preparation
    2. Organizing Mock Drill at DC Office