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India: National disaster management guidelines: Preparation of state disaster management plans

Section 23 of India's Disaster Management Act 2005 stipulates that there should be a disaster management plan for every state. India's national vision is to build a safer and disaster-resilient country by developing a holistic, proactive, multi-disaster and technology-driven strategy for disaster management.

This document provides guidance on how states should develop their disaster management plans. It elaborates on levels of disasters, objectives that states should embed in their plans, and the key responsibilities of agencies. The document also describes guiding principles, basic features, and a suggested outline of state plans.

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  • Themes:Disaster Risk Management, Governance
  • Countries/Regions:India

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/65465


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