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DC Bla chairs Disaster Management meeting, reviews exigency plan

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Baramulla, Apr 18: In view of the weather forecast, Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, Dr. G.N. Itoo, convened a meeting of the concerned officers of Disaster Management here today.

During the meeting, various issues with regard to Emergency Operation Centre, establishment of temporary EOS, assessment of the resources and status, training programmes, manpower status, besides identification of vulnerable areas were also discussed threadbare.

The concerned officers on the occasion briefed about the preparations of DPR, funds position, existing resources with DM Cell, assessment of the resources with allied departments, online uploading of existing resources, mock drill calendar for 2019-20, and disaster specific trainees with specific locations. They also informed about the manpower in Civil Defense, NCC, NSS, Red Cross and Village level Volunteers.

It was given out that about 1.20 lac empty bags and 5000 filled sand bags have been kept available in the district which can be immediately provided to the identified vulnerable areas at the time of Emergency.

The Deputy Commissioner while speaking to the officers enjoined upon them to make sufficient stock of bags available for the purpose. He stressed for conduct of special trainings, mock drills and identification of all the vulnerable points at River Jhelum, Wular Lake and other water bodies in the district, for which he directed officers to prepare a comprehensive disaster management plan so that the required manpower, machinery and material can be arranged well in time.

ADC Baramulla Mohammad Ahsan Mir,SE Hydurlic,SE PDD ,Tehsildar baramulla ,EO MCB and variuos other concerned officers attended the meeting.

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