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DMP-MoPR: Important Points

DMP-MoPR: Important Points:

The Union Minister of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj released the Disaster Management Plan of the Ministry of Panchayati Raj (DMP-MoPR).

  • DMP-MoPR has been prepared with a larger perspective of community-based planning starting from Village to District Panchayat level.
  • Under the Plan, every Indian village would have a “Village Disaster Management Plan” and every Panchayat would have their Disaster Management Plan.
  • The aim is to build disaster resilience at the grassroots level among the Panchayats and establish a framework to align the disaster management measures in rural areas to that of the National Disaster Management Authority.
  • It incorporates many innovations in addition to being in compliance with Disaster Management Act 2005, National Disaster Management Policy 2009, and guidelines issued by National Disaster Management Authority.
  • It comprehensively covers areas such as:
    • Institutional arrangement for Disaster Management.
    • Hazard Risk, Vulnerability and Capacity Analysis.
    • Coherence of Disaster Risk Management across Resilient Development and Climate Change Action.
    • Disaster Specific Preventive and Mitigation Measures-Responsibility Framework.
    • Mainstreaming of Community Based Disaster Management Plan of Villages and Panchayats and so on.

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