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Disaster Management

Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) For Various Crisis Situations:

Background :

The Public Works Department handling multi hazard situations under one roof unlike other states. In this Union Territory, Public works Department is undertaking works in the following sectors:

  • Buildings
  • Roads & Bridges
  • Minor Irrigation
  • Flood Management
  • Water Supply and Sanitation
  • Urban development

The Puducherry, Karaikal and Yanam regions are situated in the east coast and has a flat terrain. But the Mahe region is in the west coast with hilly terrain. The entire territory is prone to multi Hazard disasters viz., Predictable disasters, unpredictable disasters and Other disasters which are to be dealt with other departments. The disasters are categorized as follows: