Disaster Management

Kendujhar district is known as multi hazard district and vulnerable in term of flood ,Cyclone,drought, Epidemic,Lightning , Tornando, Heat Wave,Fire accidents,Factories Hazards ,Snake Bite etc. for this reason some good and concrete disaster management activities are taken for the district. District Administration, Odisha State Disaster Management Authority along with District Disaster Management Authority, Kendujhar is functioning actively in the district with an aim of good preparedness,response and rehabilitation by various capacity building programmes, flood shelters construction, mock drill, etc. The meeting of District Disaster Management Authority, District level committee on natural calamity are held timely to discuss about the disaster mitigation methodology or the district during heat wave , flood and cold wave time. Four members of multipurpose flood shelters are constructed in various areas and some more are also in the pipeline.To create maximum awareness regarding the assistance to be provided by Government such as Rs. 50 thousands for sunstroke, and to aware people regarding the do and don’ts during summer and lightening time, the posters campaign have been done throughout the district. Time to time the Indian Disaster Resource Network (IDRN) portal has been updated to access the disaster management related equipments ,skill manpower etc.

Disaster Trend of the District
Types of Hazards Duration
Flood June 15th  to October 15th
Cyclone March to Decemember
Drought June to October
Heat-Stroke April to June
Earthquacke Around the Year
Fire Accident March to June
Epidemic July to October
Lightning April to October
Tornando Around the Year
Snake Bite Around the Year(June to October in high intensity)


District Disaster and Management Plan 2016-17(PDF 1.32MB) Click Here

Ditrict Disaster and Management Plan 2023-24(PDF 6.15MB) Click Here