The Tanzania Disaster Relief Committee (TANDREC) at the National level
has been operational since 1990s. The Committee is composed of Permanent
Secretaries from Ministries of Finance, Defense, Planning, Agriculture, Lands, Water and Livestock, Education, Works, Communication, Community Development, Home Affairs, Energy and Minerals plus heads of early warning Institutions namely:Tanzania Meteorological Agency(TMA), Food Security Department and Fire and Rescue Department. Its main function has been to oversee and coordinate activities of the Government designed to secure effective prevention of disasters, preparedness and operation of affairs in an event of a disaster. There are plans to commission
structures at lower levels: region, district and village level as well as sectoral committees.
- Countries/Regions:Tanzania, United Rep of