Monday, 19 August 2019 03:28 GMT

Kerala initiates steps to deal with natural calamities

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) With the south-west monsoon just weeks away, the State Government is working to put its disaster preparedness and contingency plan in place.

Work on District Emergency Operation Centres have been completed in Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha and Malappuram, Revenue Minister Adoor Prakash said.

"Work is progressing on the centre in Idukki. Such centres will be opened in all the districts and we are trying our best to open all of them at the earliest," he said.

The districts have been sanctioned Rs 33 lakh each, he added.

The centres will have their own office and staff and will be under the district collector concerned. They will report to the state-level emergency operation centre, currently functioning at the Institute of Land and Disaster Management (ILDM) in Thiruvananthapuram.

Kerala initiates steps to deal with natural calamities


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