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Disaster Management Plans

DDMP (District Disaster Management Plan)


According to Section 31 (1) of the Disaster Management Act 2005 – ‘There shall be a plan for disaster management for every district of the State’. In pursuance of this provision of the Act, the Government of Bihar has decided for the preparation of the District Disaster Management Plan for all districts of Bihar. As per Section 31 (3) of the Act, the District Plan shall include –


(a)   the areas in the district vulnerable to different forms of disasters;

(b)   the measures to be taken, for prevention and mitigation of disaster, by the Departments of the Government at the district level and local authorities in the district;

(c)  the capacity-building and preparedness measures required to be taken by the Departments of the Government at the district level and the local authorities in the    district to respond to any threatening disaster situation or disaster;

      (d)  the response plans and procedures, in the event of a disaster, providing for –

   (i)   allocation of responsibilities to the Departments of the Government at the district level and the

          local authorities in the district;

  (ii)   prompt response to disaster and relief thereof;

 (iii)   procurement of essential resources;

 (iv)   establishment of communication links; and

  (v)   the dissemination of information to the public;


     (e)  such other matters as may be required by the State Authority.

Madhubani District Disaster Management Plan was developed as a model DDMP and now BSDMA has started a process for development of DDMPs for all 38 districts of Bihar.

District Disaster Management Plan, Madhubani Volume – I

District Disaster Management Plan, Madhubani Volume – II