Jammu and Kashmir State Disaster Management Plan

The plan document envisages the accurate assessment of risk and vulnerability to disasters in the State of Jammu and Kashmir. A significant thematic component will be the mainstreaming of disaster management concerns in development plans/projects/ and programmes. The plan proposes to achieve its stated goals by enhancing capacities and designing preparedness measures that are rooted in socio-cultural, economic, ecological and technological determinants of risks and uncertainties, which affect diverse populations of the State. This plan outlines strategies for proper coordination and allocation of roles and responsibilities of each government department and other stakeholders involved. The plan also has provisions of reviewing and updating plan annually.

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