DDMA Phek deliberate on monsoon preparedness; DC urges officials not to exaggerate damages while making assessments

Phek: DC urges PWD, Roads & Bridges and National Highways to keep machineries in good condition

BY | Friday, 14 June, 2024

The members of the District Disaster Management Authority Phek, deliberated on the monsoon preparedness during a meeting held at the office chamber of Deputy Commissioner, Phek, on Friday, DIPR has informed.

At the meeting, Deputy Commissioner & Chairman, DDMA, Phek, John Tsulise Sangtam, asked officials of line departments to take the exact assessment against any kind of damage of properties for assistance and reminded them to do away with false or exaggeration of quantities or amount while making assessment for property damaged or loss due to disaster, for assistance.

The DC enquired on the status of machineries and other resources from PWD, Roads & Bridges and National Highways and asked the concerned officers to keep the machineries in good condition so that it can be used efficiently. He also asked the Food & Civil Supplies department to ensure the availability of essential commodities. On the health matter, official from the CMO office Phek informed on availability of sufficient medicines in the district.

Further, the members discussed the need for availability of medical supply for any animal related to epidemic, for which the Chairman asked the officials of & Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services in the district to take up the matter with concerned. They also discussed about the responsibility and duties of Home Guards & Civil Defense & SDRF for emergency operation and response preparedness.

Nodal Officer for DDMA, Phek, David Thupir highlighted about the India Disaster Resource Network (IDRN) at the discussion meeting.

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