District Disaster Plan has been prepared keeping in view of the following points:

i)          To improve the capacity of Hooghly district to mitigate the effect of natural disaster expeditiously and effectively, paying special attention in the assessment of disaster damage potential and in the establishment of early warning system and disaster resistant structure when and where needed.

ii)         To faster scientific and engineering endeavours aimed at closing critical gaps in knowledge in order to reduce loss of life and property.

iii)        To disseminate existing and new technical information related to measures for assessment, prediction and mitigation of natural disaster.

iv)    To develop measures for assessment, prediction and prevention and mitigation of natural disaster, through program of technical assistance and technology transfer, demonstration projects and education and training, tailored to specific disasters and locations.





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