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  • General Directorate of Jordan Civil Defence JDC
    AMMAN -JORDAN ALSHMASNI QUEEN NOOR STREET
    11118 Amman
    Jordan

    Email: disa_dpt@cdd.gov.jo
    Phone: +96 265681992
    Website: http://www.cdd.gov.jo

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General Directorate of Jordan Civil Defence (JDC)

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http://www.cdd.gov.jo

To protect souls and properties and provide ambulances, firefighting, and rescue services.

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Mission

To protect souls and properties and provide ambulances, firefighting, and rescue services.

Disaster Reduction Goal

This goal is considered a main goal for Jordan civil defense and for this purpose there is department for this goal which called disaster department.

Policies and Programmes in DRR

There are many activities and awareness programs in the field of disaster risk reduction, and we have some policies for this purpose such as buildings codes.

Making disaster risk reduction a policy priority, institutional strengthening (HFA 1)

We have many plans in order to face and confront the disaster and emergency cases, all concerned governmental and nongovernmental parties involved in these plans such as the comprehensive national plan.
We have many activities for disaster risk reduction within awareness programs for all age stages, especially women and children.

Risk assessment and early warning systems (HFA 2)

We established database in cooperation with ISDR for disaster risk reduction, hence we have a system in order to follow and study the disaster which happened in the world.

Education, information and public awareness (HFA 3)

We insert disaster risk reduction concept within school and university curricula in order to raise the awareness level for all citizen, and we made many evacuation exercises in cooperation with the concerned parties.
There is a cooperation between United Nations, such as UNESCO and ministry of education for treating the problems which resulted from disaster and climate change.

Reducing underlying risk factors (HFA 4)

There are many policies and activities which ensure disaster risk reduction in Jordan and we have many cooperation and agreement with such parties such as UNDP and we are working together for disaster risk reduction and climate change.
We have some special building codes for this purpose.

Preparedness for effective response (HFA 5)

There are many national plans for disaster risk reduction such as comprehensive national plan, throughout the supreme council of Jordan civil defense, and we participate in many courses and workshops for this purpose.

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  • AMMAN -JORDAN ALSHMASNI QUEEN NOOR STREET 11118 Amman Jordan

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