NDMA is conducting a basic training programme at the Deendayal Port Trust in Kandla, Gujarat, aimed at increasing the awareness and enhancing the preparedness of Seaport Emergency Handlers (SEHs) to respond to CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear) threats which emanate at seaports due to arrival, storage and transportation of a large amount of chemical, petrochemical and other CBRN agents.
Source: Press Information Bureau
Static/Current Takeaways Important For LIC AAO/ADO Mains 2019:
- NDMA: National Disaster Management Authority is the apex body, mandated to lay down the policies on disaster management.
- Based on the Disaster Management Act enacted on 23rd December 2005 by GoI, headed by the Prime Minister.
- Headquarter: New Delhi
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