Box 7 Twifo Hemang

Disaster Mngt. & Prevention

The Disaster Management and Prevention Department is mandated to:

  • Assist in planning and implementation of programs to prevent and/or mitigate disaster in District within the framework of national policies;
  • Facilitate the organization of public disaster education campaign programs to;
  • Create and sustain awareness of hazards of disaster; and
  • Emphasize the role of the individual in the prevention or disaster;
  • Assist and facilitate education and training of volunteers;
  • To fight fires including bush fires, or
  • Take measures to manage the after effects of natural disasters;
  • Prepare and review district disaster prevention and management plans to prevent or control disasters arising from
  • Floods, bush fires, and human settlement fires
  • Outbreak or communicable diseases; and
  • Earthquakes and other natural disasters.
  • Facilitate the organization of disaster management exercises annually;

Ensure compliance with rules in respect of private and public properties to ensure adequate protection against disasters

Director of NADMO