Sunday 19 June 2016

India unveils National Disaster Management Plan (NDMP)

India unveils National Disaster Management Plan (NDMP)

In the Plan document, Prime Minister Narendra Modi describes the significance of the Plan: "The aim of the plan is to make India disaster resilient. It will help to maximize the ability of the country to cope with disasters at all levels by integrating disaster risk reduction into development and by increasing the preparedness to response to all kinds of disasters. The Plan takes into account the global trends in disaster management. It incorporates the approach enunciated in the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, which is an agreement under the auspices of the United Nations to which India is a signatory." This national plan is prepared in continuation of the National Policy on Disaster Management, 2009.
Table of Contents
1 Introduction
2 Hazard Risk and Vulnerability - National Profile
3 Reducing Risk; Enhancing Resilience
4 Preparedness and Response
5 Strengthening Disaster Risk Governance
6 Recovery and Building Back Better
7 Capacity Development - An Overview
8 Financial Arrangements
9 International Cooperation
10 Maintaining and Updating the Plan
Annexure-I: List of NDMA's Disaster Management Guidelines
Annexure-II: Hazard Vulnerability Maps for India
Earthquake Vulnerability Zones of India
Flood Vulnerability Zones of India
Wind and Cyclone Vulnerability Zones of India

National Disaster Management Plan, 2016. An open access publication of the National Disaster Management Authority, Government of India, May 2016, New Delhi. Download.

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