DDMA held meeting for mega disaster emergency management exercise in Dima Hasao

Haflong, 10 January, 2020: District Disaster Management Authority held a meeting was today at conference hall of Deputy Commissioner, Haflong to discuss the upcoming four days mega event from 3rd to 6th February, 2020 next.

Presided over by the Addl Deputy Commissioner and CEO of District Diasater Management Authority (DDMA) Dipak Jidung, the meeting was attended by the official representative from Assam State Disaster Management Authority, Guwahati and other officials from the line departments.

The CEO Jidung informed the meeting that the Emergency Management Exercise (EMExe) of Dima Hasao district intends to bring together various line dept such as state and regional emergency responders, educational institutions, hospitals, health care professionals, humanitarian agencies, government departments, non-government organisations, civil society organisations and professionals from emergency management-related fields – to assess the district’s disaster preparedness and resilience, acquire new skills for emergency management and mass casualty events, and to develop a multi-disciplinary, inter-stakeholder, coordinated response during emergencies.

The official representative from Assam State Disaster Management Authority, Guwahati, also informed the that many top officials from the state government, resource persons as many as 15 in numbers including from UNICEF will be present during this four days mega event.