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Disaster administration capability in Odisha will get Rs 400 crore increase

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Disaster management capacity in Odisha gets Rs 400 crore boost

By Express News Service

BHUBANESWAR: In view of the altering local weather situations, the federal government on Wednesday determined to additional strengthen the catastrophe administration capability of the State by extending newest gear and intensive coaching to the frontline organisations like ODRAF and hearth service models.

The State government committee underneath Disaster Management Act which met right here underneath the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra was knowledgeable that round Rs 400 crore might be required for additional enchancment of the catastrophe administration system, and empowering the frontline unit engaged in mitigating affect of the disasters.

The proposal for Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) was mentioned within the assembly. It was determined {that a} fast PDNA for the current heavy rains and floods can be carried out. After correct evaluation of the wants, further assist can be mobilised for long run restoration, reconstruction, restoration and future harm discount.

Development Commissioner and Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena apprised the assembly that PDNA can be carried out in collaboration with National Disaster Management Authority and National Institute of Disaster Management.

He stated sectors like housing and resettlement, safety of civic facilities together with the well being and academic infrastructure, ingesting water, native essential infrastructure wants like roads and bridges would be the main parts for PDNA. The Chief Secretary directed OSDMA to finish PDNA in a few month.

Jena requested departments involved to submit utilisation certificates in opposition to the SRC grants already launched to them for aid, restore, restoration and distribution of varied help to the individuals.

The Revenue and Disaster Management division was requested to determine flood susceptible villages having inadequate flood and cyclone shelters and construct extra flood shelters in these areas.It was additionally determined to strengthen and heighten the flood embankments within the weak areas like Bari, Dhamnagar, Gop and different riverside villages as a everlasting measure.

BHUBANESWAR: In view of the altering local weather situations, the federal government on Wednesday determined to additional strengthen the catastrophe administration capability of the State by extending newest gear and intensive coaching to the frontline organisations like ODRAF and hearth service models.

The State government committee underneath Disaster Management Act which met right here underneath the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra was knowledgeable that round Rs 400 crore might be required for additional enchancment of the catastrophe administration system, and empowering the frontline unit engaged in mitigating affect of the disasters.

The proposal for Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) was mentioned within the assembly. It was determined {that a} fast PDNA for the current heavy rains and floods can be carried out. After correct evaluation of the wants, further assist can be mobilised for long run restoration, reconstruction, restoration and future harm discount.

Development Commissioner and Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena apprised the assembly that PDNA can be carried out in collaboration with National Disaster Management Authority and National Institute of Disaster Management.

He stated sectors like housing and resettlement, safety of civic facilities together with the well being and academic infrastructure, ingesting water, native essential infrastructure wants like roads and bridges would be the main parts for PDNA. The Chief Secretary directed OSDMA to finish PDNA in a few month.

Jena requested departments involved to submit utilisation certificates in opposition to the SRC grants already launched to them for aid, restore, restoration and distribution of varied help to the individuals.

The Revenue and Disaster Management division was requested to determine flood susceptible villages having inadequate flood and cyclone shelters and construct extra flood shelters in these areas.It was additionally determined to strengthen and heighten the flood embankments within the weak areas like Bari, Dhamnagar, Gop and different riverside villages as a everlasting measure.