A 2-days State Level Workshop on Preparation/updating of Village Disaster Management Plan (VDMP) and District Disaster Management Plan was organized from 19.04.2018 to 20.04.2018 at 2nd Floor Conference Hall, Rajiv Bhawan, Bhubaneswar. The participants of the workshop are Deputy Collector, Emergency, District Project Officer of all 30 districts and officials from OSDMA and SRC, Revenue & Disaster Management (DM).
Guidelines, templates, budgets and other modalities for preparation of VDMP of DDMP were discussed in the workshop. Other agenda likes Odisha Relief Code, Drought Management Manual and Shelter Management were discussed in the workshop. VDMP and DDMP templates and other guidelines will be modified as per the suggestions from the participants. Selection of vulnerable villages will also be done for preparation of VDMP as per the suggestion from the participants. District Disaster Management Plans for the year 2018 for all the 30 districts will be updated by 31st May, 2018. New chapters like School Safety, Child Care Institutions, Climate Change Adaptation, Dam Burst and Forest Fire would be added in the DDMP fore year 2018.