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Formulation of disaster management plan concludes in Ha. Kelaa

Island disaster management planning workshop concluded in H.A Kelaa with 26 participants (7 Females and 19 Males) on 15th of April. Program was conducted from 09 April 2017 - 14 April 2017. All Institutes in the Island took part in the program including Fenaka, School, Police, Health Center, NGO's, Youths and Island...

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Yellow Alert Advisory For Torrential Rains with heavy thunderstorms between Laamu to Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll From 15/0900 - 15/1200 hrs

The Maldives Meteorological Services has forecast torrential rain with heavy thunderstorms between Laamu to Gaafu Dhaalu Atolls From 15/0900 - 15/1200 hrs. The islands of Laamu & Gaafu Dhaalu  Atolls should immediately take preparedness actions to minimize losses caused by a possible flooding event.Attached please find the Advisory issued by NDMC.

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Twelve Years Ago Today

26th December 2004 will be remembered as a day that shook the Maldives. Never before had Maldivians witnessed such devastation caused by the great seas that surround the island nation.

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NDMC and MRC Sign Memorandum of Understanding

The signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Natioanal Disaster Management Center (NDMC) and Maldivian Red Crescent (MRC) took place on the 22nd December 2016 in the Ministry of Environment and Energy Auditorium.

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Launching Ceremony of Disaster Preparedness Products

NDMC in collaboration with UNESCAP, UNDP and Japan Embassy in Maldives organized a product launch ceremony on October 13 at STELCO Auditorium. This launch aimed to increase resilience in island communities and boost emergency response mechanism.       

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NDMC Concludes CBDRM Trainings In Maamendhoo and Maavah

A six day Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) Training has been conducted in Laamu Maamendhoo and Laamu Maavah from 20th to 25th August 2016. Two teams from NDMC simultaneously facilitated the training in both islands supported by UNICEF as part of the Low Emission Climate Resilient Development ( LECReD) project.

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Yellow Alert Advisory For GA Atoll and Wards of Addu City

The Maldives Meteorological Services has forecast torrential rain, thunderstorms with gust of winds 40 mph across islands of GA and Addu City. The islands of GA Atoll and Wards of Addu City should immediately take preparedness actions to minimize losses caused by a possible flooding event. 

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Large Fire Breaks out at Coastline Hardware

Maldives National Defence Force and Fire and Rescue Services were called to Coastline Hardware scene at 17.45 pm after a power distribution box caught on fire.
There were hazardous materials at the site causing explosions from inside the shop. This escalated fire very quickly by spreading to the nearby buildings.
Residents in the area are being advised to keep doors and windows shut due to the thick smoke. Nearby roads are closed. and the effected victims were evacuated from the site and taken to evacuation centers

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NDMC and UNDP sign project "Scaling up the national capacity for disaster risk reduction and management in Maldives"

Government and UNDP sign project "Scaling up the national capacity for disaster risk reduction and management project in Maldives" to enhance island level capacity for disaster response, strengthen early warning system and disaster policy advocacy and improve capacity for stakeholders through NDMC to report progress according Sendai Framework for DRR by making the stakeholders aware on their mandate on the Sendai Framework.

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