Control Room Contact Numbers:
Phone: 03192-238881, 03192-240127
Fax : 03192-231945
DISTRICT DISASTER MANAGEMENT CONTROL ROOM
Disaster management is not a separate sector or discipline but an approach to solving problems relating to disasters impacting any sector – agricultural, industrial environmental, social etc. Ultimately, disaster management is the responsibility of all sectors, all organisations and all agencies that may be potentially affected by a disaster. Utilising existing resources ensures efficiency in resource utilisation and lower costs. Disasters in general cause extensive damage to life and property and adversely impact economic development The District Administration recognizes the need to have a proactive, comprehensive and sustained approach to disaster management to reduce the detrimental effects of disasters on overall =socio-economic development of the Andaman and Nicobar islands. The prime objective of any disaster management policy is establishing necessary systems, structures, programs, resources, capabilities and guiding principles for reducing disaster risks and preparing for and responding to disasters and threats of disasters in order to save lives and property, avoid disruption of routine activity and damage to environment and to ensure the continuity and sustainability of developmental works.
The District Administration has a separate Disaster Management cell.The functions of the disaster management cell is setting up of control room, dissemination of warnings, monitoring of relief and rescue measures during disaster, assessment of preparedness, preparation and compilation of Standard Operating procedures,distribution of disaster preparedness articles to the relief godown and other departments, assessment of disaster vulnerability, preparation of community based disaster management plan, creating awareness through mock drills and training etc.
Flow Of Informations
The Disaster Management of District Administration Plays an important role Disaster Management. The DC-OFFICE Port Blair have a separate cell called “The Disaster Management Cell”. The duty of the cell is setting up of control room and warning of disaster monitoring of relief rescue measures, distribution of disaster preparedness activities, assessment of disaster vulnurability, preparation of community based disaster management plans and Mockdrill .
LIST OF OFFICERS CONNECTED WITH DISASTER MANAGEMENT
|SHRI. SUNEEL ANCHIPAKA , IAS||DEPUTY COMMISSIONER(SOUTH ANDAMAN)||OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY COMMISSIONER(DISTRICT OF SOUTH ANDAMAN)||OFF 03192-233089,245444(F), RES 03192-233253, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Shri Yash Chaudhary,IAS||ADDITIONAL DISTRICT MAGISTRATE(ADM)||OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY COMMISSIONER(DISTRICT OF SOUTH ANDAMAN)||OFF email@example.com|
|Shri Hari Kallikkat, IAS||ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER(SUB-DIVISIONAL MAGISTRATE) AND ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER(DISASTER MANAGEMENT)||OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY COMMISSIONER(DISTRICT OF SOUTH ANDAMAN)||OFF firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Shri Alok Kumar||ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER HEAD QUARTERS||OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY COMMISSIONER(DISTRICT OF SOUTH ANDAMAN)||OFF email@example.com|
|Shri Prem Singh Meena||ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER SETTLEMENT||OFFICE OF THE SUB-DIVISIONAL MAGISTRATE||OFF-232229, WILL:- 201007 OFF:- firstname.lastname@example.org|
|TEHSILDAR(SPECIAL DUTY)||OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY COMMISSIONER(DISTRICT OF SOUTH ANDAMAN)||WLL:- 200886|
|SHRI. DM PRABHAKAR RAO||TEHSILDAR(SETTLEMENT-1)||SETTLEMENT SECTION DC-OFFICE||OFF:-03192- 237749, 9434284401|
|Shri Ramesh Kumar||TEHSILDAR (PORT BLAIR)||OFFICE OF THE TEHSILDAR(PORT BLAIR)||OFF 03192-200927(wll), 9474264111|
|SHRI. SUNIL KUMAR||TEHSILDAR (FERRARGUNJ)||OFFICE OF THE TEHSILDAR(FERRARGUNJ, SOUTH ANDAMAN)||03192-266301,238881, 231945(F)|
|Shri. S. Joseph||TEHSILDAR (LITTLE ANDAMAN)||OFFICE OF THE TEHSILDAR(LITTLE ANDAMAN)||OFF 03192-284216,03192-284249, 201435(WLL) Mobile:- 9434274351|
|SHRI. DM PRABAKAR RAO||TEHSILDAR (LAND RECORDS) & TEHSILDAR (ELECTION)||OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY COMMISSIONER, SOUTH ANDAMAN||OFF 03192-237749 WLL-200889, 9434283055|
The District Administration is involved in awareness generation programme by conducting some mockdrills in different parts of the district. The main motive of conducting the mockdrills is to educate the people about the Disaster. They were taught by the specialists of District Administration who explain them about the “Do’s and Don’ts” if any disaster Strikes. The District Administration have the Disaster Cell in the District Headquarter which works for 24X7 basis and have frequent control on all parts of the District. Any Disaster Related information comes it will soon intimate to the respective control centers in the District like Police Headquarters, Shipping Headquarters etc. The District Administration involves in the Mockdrill Conduction on periodic basis to make awareness amoung people about Disaster.
ANDAMAN HELPLINE PHONE NUMBER
|POLICE CONTROL ROOM||100|
|AMBULANCE||232102 / 233473|
|POSTAL HELP LINE||232346 / 232890|
|DISASTER MANAGEMENT CONTROL||1070 / 238881|
DO’S AND DON’TS CYCLONE
The District Administration is involved in awareness generation programme by providing
Valuable information to the public about various disaster such as Cyclones, Earthquake etc.
|DO’S AND DON’TS BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER A CYCLONE (FOR INDIVIDUAL)||
While in the shelter, follow the instructions of personnel – in – charge.
|DONT’S (FOR PUBLIC)||
Drink only safe water.
|ACTION POINTS (Action after the first warning [48 hours before] STEPS TO BE TAKEN BEFORE THE CYCLONE SEASON BY THE PEOPLE||
Those who have radio sets should ensure that the radio is fully serviceable. In case of transistors, an extra set of batteries should be kept handy.
|POST CYCLONE MEASURES BY THE PEOPLE|| After a cyclone passes, the public are advised to take the following safety measures:
Anti – social elements should be prevented from doing mischief.
Relatives should be promptly informed about the safety of persons in the disaster area.
DO’S AND DON’TS EARTHQUAKE
The District Administration is involved in awareness generation programme by providing Valuable information to the public about various disaster such as Cyclones, Earthquake etc.
|What can you do before an Earthquake occurs :||
|What can you do during an earthquake ?||
|If you are in a House :||
|If you are in a shop, office or theater :||
|If you are in a high rise buildings :||
|If you are out side :||
|If you are in Vehicle :||Stop in the safe and open place.
Check for inquires to your family members and other around you. Do not attempt to move seriously injured persons unless they are in immediate danger of further injury.
|If you are inside a building :||