The Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) was established in 2006 and functions 24 hrs x 7 days a week. EOC receives early warning information regarding impending natural disasters from technical agencies, and disseminates to the recipients concerned and monitors the situation continuously. DMC collects and maintains all information on natural and manmade disasters throughout the country and prepares a daily situation report. This report is forwarded to the Secretary to His Excellency the President, Minister of Disaster Management and Secretary to the Ministry, and to all media and stakeholder institutions. In the event of a natural or manmade disaster, DMC coordinates rescue operations, mobilize resources and coordinates emergency relief supplies with the assistance of Armed Forces, Police and other relevant stakeholders.

Call Center

General: +94 112 136 136
Emergency Operation Center:+94 112 136 222 /
+94 112 670 002
Fax: +94 11 2670079