AIZAWL, April 26 � Aizawl District Disaster Management Authority leaders said they are well-equipped to do restoration work after occurrence of natural disasters. Responding leading Sunday newspaper Zalen, DDMA leaders said that in the event of their equipment becoming short, they borrow it from some other departments. In case of shortage of manpower, they used to State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), they said.
DDMA leaders said that as per DC order, duty is being put on at Emergency Centre, saying, in the recent event of damages caused by heavy rains and storm, there was 24x7 duty at Emergency Centre.
DDMA leaders also said that they used to borrow equipment from DMR besides their regular purchase of new equipment. Aizawl District Disaster Management Authority acknowledged the role played by Community Disaster Committee in the event of natural disasters. While Department of Disaster Management & Rehabilitation is mainly repsonsible District Disaster Management Authority do the actual work.