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Mitigation, Research and Development division is responsible for national level disaster mitigations, risk reduction based on structural non-structural activities. This Division is also responsible for risk analysis and mapping.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Mitigation, Research and Development division is responsible for national level disaster mitigations, risk reduction based on structural non-structural activities. This division is also responsible for risk analysis and mapping.
  • Key Responsibilities :
  • Development of Project Proposals for minimizing the hazards and implementation through District and Divisional Secretariats
  • Assist Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction into Development Process
  • Coordinate the Development of GIS based Risk Profile for Identified hazards.
  • Capacity Development for Risk Analysis

Other Responsibilities :

  • Setup data sharing strategy and standards
  • Arrange with Agencies providing satellite data to Program satellites, to acquire data in an emergency situation and provide analyzed data for decision making
  • Development of Disaster Mitigation Action Plans
  • Assist to incorporate Disaster Risk Reduction into Land Use Planning Process
  • Development of Guidelines for Planning and Construction in Disaster Prone Areas
  • Coordinating with relevant organizations to reduce Vulnerability due to animal attacks, (Wild Elephant, crocodiles etc,)
  • Assist in strengthening Risk transfer mechanism (Micro Insurance, Life and Property Insurance)

 

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