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Study on Disaster Management Plan


  • Shruti Khanna
  • Agency : Disaster Management, Disaster Management Plan, Gap Analysis, NDMA Guidelines
  • Objective : The main aim of the project was to make disaster preparation of GGH effective by identifying all the grey areas and removing all the loopholes, whatever there may be.
  • Background : Not Available
  • Methodology : An intensive research of the NDMA guidelines was done and then the gap analysis was conducted to quantify how much we’re lagging behind the industry standards and what should be done to cover the gap.
  • Findings : The study revealed many interesting facts like the shortage of manpower, poor conditions and improper utilization of funds , lack of inter departmental and intradepartmental coordination, faulty Govt. policies regarding condemnation of equipments, retrofitting of buildings in accordance with NDMA guidelines, very poor infrastructure, SOP formulations, pertaining to external and internal disaster, Up gradation of   disaster plan of the Hospital, no fire evacuating system, lack of statutory requirements, Poor awareness and preparedness in relation to disasters, disaster management committee was never formed etc.
  • Recommendations : The study proved to be a helpful tool in analyzing the gaps in the existing disaster plan, in the formation of disaster management committee, in up gradation of the old plan. The results of the report are being used in recommending a revised plan to the State authorities.
The main aim of the project was to make disaster preparation of GGH effective by identifying all the grey areas and removing all the loopholes, whatever there may be