KERALA

Emergency centre opened

Staff Reporter

KOZHIKODE: A. Pradeep Kumar, MLA, inaugurated the Emergency Operation Centre, started under the Urban Earthquake Vulnerability Reduction Project (UEVRP), at the District Collectorate here on Saturday.

The UEVRP is joint project of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the district administration and the Union Home Ministry.

The centre is the first of its kind in the State. It will work round the clock to coordinate various government departments in meeting natural disasters as well as train personnel for the purpose.

Two staff from the Revenue Department will work in shifts (a total of three shifts) at the centre (ph: 0495 2371002).

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