Center for Disaster Management


The Center for Disaster Management (CDM) was set up in August 1996 with support from the National Disaster Management Division, Department of Agriculture and Cooperation Government of India.

Objectives

  • To co-coordinate the activities related to disaster management in Maharashtra especially at the state and district levels.
  • To develop training modules and case studies on disaster management.
  • To develop disaster preparedness and capacity building through preparation of district disaster management plans.

Training Activities

The Centre offers training to officers of senior, middle and junior levels from concerned departments of government. Training in various aspects of Disaster Management (DM) is also offered to the community. The nature of training is dynamic and has direct effect on the stakeholders.

The sponsoring agencies for CDM programmes include National Institute for Disaster Management, Delhi/ National Disaster Management Authority, Delhi / DOPT, Gol and departments of Government of Maharashtra and Zilla Parishads.

Training Programme Summary (Yearwise)

Sr. No

Training Year

Programme conducted

Categories

NGO

Other

Total Participants

Total Participant Days

A

B

C

1

2006-2007

69

994

775

314

95

1373

3551

5462

2

2007-2008

123

873

595

3903

85

11

5467

9812

3

2008-2009

87

816

559

502

107

224

2208

6467

4

2009-2010

100

220

387

1137

50

43

1837

4485


Total

379

2,903

2,316

5,856

337

1,651

13,063

26,226

Programmes conducted till date April 2010 - July 2010


Training programmes

Total Participant Days

Participants

In-house

7

21

143

Outreach

22

66

841

Total

29

87

984

Programmes proposed to be conducted August 2010 - March 2011


Training programmes

Total Participant Days

Expected Participants

In-house

12

36

300

Outreach

19

57

475

Total

31

93

775

Scope for DM related Activities

  • State disaster management authority funds projects to YASHADA for upgrading disaster management preparation and awareness.
    • Emergency Operations Projects.
    • Awareness Films & Programmes.
    • Handbook and posters for disaster preparedness.
    • Preparation of Disaster Management Plan and training.
  • Nanded Gur-ta-Gaddi Tercentenary Celebration.
  • District Disaster Management Plan.
  • Disaster Management plan for Pandharpur.
  • SEEPZ-SEZ Disaster Management Plan.

Reports and Books Published

  • District Disaster Management Plans (for most of the districts of Maharashtra), sponsored by GoM.
  • Comprehensive Enhancement and Training Needs Analysis (CETNA) sponsored by NIDM, New Delhi.
  • Case study on fire at Thane published in ASHWATTHA, YASHADA
  • Training Module on Disaster Management, sponsored by UNDP & DoPT, GoI.
  • Coping with Tsunami : A Documentation on Tamil Nadu Experience, sponsored by LBSNAA, GoI.
  • Control Rooms for Disaster Management A Study Report. Click here to visit the website of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

    Click here to visit the website of National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM)

    Click here to visit the website of Relief and Rehabilitation Department (R&R), GoM