During any crisis, all activities of crisis management shall be conducted from the Central Control Room. From this centre, the necessary command shall be issued, action thereon shall be coordinated and the information shall flow down the line.
Two traditional Control Room for facing Law and Order problems are located in Police lines of Amritsar with telephone number and function round the clock. These are equipped with wireless/ R.T. Sets and telephone sets (Both P & T and Hot lines).
In case of emergency, if required by grave situations, Deputy Commissioner's Committee Room which is connected with the Court Room of the Deputy Commissioner and is rquipped with telephone no. 2226161 as well as Hot line and Intercom facilities, connecting all important Revenue and Development Officers of the District headquarters, will be converted into "Emergency Control Room".
Generally, this control room functions from 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM during working hours/ days, but if emergent situation arises, this will function round the clock and Executive Magistrate or an ADC nominated by the District Magistrate/ Chairman, District Disaster Management Committee shall be available here round the clock. Considering the local circumstances of the district. Round the clock running of this Control Room is not required throughout the year.
OTHER OFFICIALS TO BE INVOLVED
RESOURCES/ EQUIPMENTS TO BE PROCURRED FROM
Preparedness Before the Disaster:
Reviewing and analyzing the calamity situation in the district over the next one-year through a meeting at the District level involving all the departments of the district as well as block and GP levels and the locally active NGOs/CBOs
Identifying disaster prone zones and strategies to stay prepared for the worst.
Reviewing the DCR and making it functional as per SOP fixed by him (SOP to be prepared earlier)
Making the DCR well equipped and depute senior officers from time to time to review the receipt of information and dissemination.
Calling a meeting for NGO/CBO co-ordination. And discuss issues such as Capacity assessment of different NGOs/CBOs and ask them to adopt certain vulnerable areas to avoid overlapping and duplicity.
Preparing a checklist (containing the dos and don’ts) and pass that on to the NGOs/CBOs
Ensuring/installing communication system to the inaccessible villages.
Checking stock of the Public distribution system and arrangement of the temporary godwons.
Checking the Resources with other department such as Police, Fire, Civil Defense and of NSS/NCC/NYKS.
Keeping stock of road cleaning equipments and vehicles for relief operation.
Assigning specific duties to different officers/Sr. Officers at Headquarters.
Staying in constant touch with other line departments.
Ensuring proper functioning of warning systems & communication systems.
Ensuring Mock drill of the rescue and relief teams.
Preparing a map showing the location of temporary shelter camps and cyclone shelters with accessibility.
Identifying flood/cyclone Shelter/Temporary shelter in high elevated places and arrangement of tents etc
Identifying and mapping of Disaster (of all kinds) Prone areas
Ensuring formation of village level Disaster Management Committee through Block Development officers.
Dissemination of Warning:
Receiving Warning from reliable sources and crosschecking them for authenticity.
Disseminating warning to District level officials /Revenue field functionaries /PRIs & coordination with the Revenue control room
Keeping the Control Room active round the clock.
Distributing duties to the District level officials, Sub-collectors, Tahasildars and BDOs.
Arranging vehicles and public address systems for information dissemination.
Establishing coordination with the NGOs/CBOs and the village communities and assigning them duties.
Issuing warning to fisherman through Tahasildars/Dist. Fisheries officer/Asst. Director fisheries, well in advance
Asking the people in the vulnerable areas to move to the shelters and to move their domesticated animals to safer places and to cooperate with the volunteers and other officials engaged in similar activities
All District level officials.
ADC, EAC, SDO, CO
DIPRO (District Information and Public Relation Officer.)
Fire, Civil Defense.
All District level officials.
Dist. Fisheries Officer.
Principal Commissioner, Directorate of RR&DM, Itanagar
DIPR, Directorate of RR&DM, Itanagar
Commandant/coordinator of NCC/NSS/NYKS/Home Deptt
Directorate of RR&DM, Itanagar
Immediate restoration of Road communication,. Irrigation system, Educational institutions, Govt. Institutions, Electrical installation, Drinking water supply, Construction of IAY houses for the BPL families and massive costal area plantation to maintain ecological balance.
Meeting with district level officials /Officials at Head quarter and chalk out emergency plan with vulnerable areas and resource list
Co-ordination meeting of NGOs /PRIs. &Assignment of duties.
All the district level officials /officers at district Headquarters/BDOs./DUDA/POLICE/PARAMILITARY FORCES and other line departments
DDMC & Action groups
Cranes, Road cleaning equipments,
Water tankers, funds, vehicles, Gen sets, Earth moving equipments, seeds, fertilizers, pump sets,
/Military cantonment /
PHD, IFCD, District Horticulture and Agriculture Office
Funds from all possible Sources
Pre-positioning of staff in the likely cut off areas
Arrange food and other basic requirement for emergency response.
Collect information from different areas and to act accordingly.
Co-ordination meeting with officials at Headquarters by 12 hours intervals and 24 hours intervals with the field officials.
Regular collection of situation report of the risk and vulnerable areas from the officers assign for the purpose.
Provision for administering emergent relief and the other basic needs
Contact with SRC for supply of Temporary shelter materials.
Keeping in touch with CSO for supply of food articles procuring from FCI/Whole sellers.
Deputation of Volunteers to different probable affected areas.
Helping the evacuees for returning to their houses.
Immediate arrangement of free kitchen in the cut-off and inaccessible areas
Monitoring of Relief distribution.
Provision of drinking water
Provision of Medical facilities.
Repair/Restoration of Roads.
Transportation of Relief and Human Resources
All District level officials/NGOs/CBOs/ SDOs/ COs/ EACs/ Officials of the District office/RR&DM
Materials for temporary shelter procured from DFO/SRC/OSDMA/UNDP/NGO/PSUs etc.