Monsoon Preparedness meeting 2022-11 8

In adhering to early monsoon pre-emptive planning, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) has already commenced initial preparedness activities with regard to the North East monsoon season, expected in the last quarter of the year. Considering the current challenging times, identifying appropriate preparedness and planning activities, programmes and meeting the need of emergency response requirements, is a challenging task.

With a view of briefing all relevant key stakeholders about the preparatory measures already planned and implemented by DMC, as well as to gain an understanding of the expert views and findings of the technical agencies, a hybrid meeting was organised and held on10th November 2022 at the DMC- conference hall.

This meeting chaired by Major General (Retd.) Sudantha Ranasinghe, Director General of the Disaster Management Centre, was well attended by representatives of the main technical agencies, government officials of relevant institutions, UN humanitarian agencies, international non-governmental organisations, non-governmental organisations etc. while the Assistant Directors of all twenty five District Disaster Management Coordinating Units (DDMCUs) and key government officials at local authority level joined the meeting online via Zoom.

Furthermore, this discussion is expected to assist responsible authorities involved in the disaster management process to be well prepared in advance, to meet any unforeseen calamities that could be experienced during the upcoming Northeast monsoon season.

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Refer below link to download the presentations done by the respective technical agencies. 






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