About Emergency Operation Centre
Aapda Mitra – A force of volunteers trained in Disaster Managment
An Emergency Operation Center (EOC) had been set up in the Collectorate of Gorakhpur to deal & coordinate with any threatening situation by simulating and sharing all the approaching & ongoing disaster-related information with the concerned stakeholders.
Method of Functioning of EOC:-
☞ Initially Call is received at 1077 regarding any disaster in the context of Gorakhpur.
☞ Further, an elaborative detailing of the situation is collected to ensure the reality/ existence of criticality of situation by EOC officials in consultation with various departments on the basis of information disseminated to EOC by 1077.
☞ All the members of DDMA are immediately informed about the approaching threatening situation.
☞ Alertness of all the concerned stakeholders (District Hospital, NDRF battalion, SDM, Fire dept., Police dept., Ambulance services, Flood division) by EOC.
☞ After that emergency support functionaries are informed about the incident.
☞ Disaster response agencies leave towards the spot of disaster followed by a periodical updation in the information related to the place of hazard by concerned agencies.
☞ Regular update of the rescue operation is collected & shared with the concerned stakeholders
☞ Finally, Chairman of DDMA decides for the closure of rescue operation at the site after analyzing the situation in an effective way.
District Level Incident Response System