The National Disaster Management Centre

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Purpose: To promote an integrated and co-ordinated system of disaster prevention, mitigation and risk management

Functions:

    1. Develop, strengthen and manage the regulatory frameworks and oversee institutional arrangements relating to disaster risk management.
    2. Coordinate disaster interventions and emergency support and facilitate rehabilitation projects.
    3. Develop and oversee the implementation of an integrated provincial support, monitoring and evaluation system for disaster response management.
    4. Oversee and manage fire services established in terms of the Fire Brigade Services Act.
    5. Provide information technology and communications management systems for disaster risk management.

Deputy Director-General: Dr Mmaphaka Tau

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