No of employees:
In the view of the Paradigm shift in the relief centric approach to overall Disaster Management involving preparedness, mitigation, relief & rehabilitation, the department is renamed as Revenue (Disaster Management) Department.
Functions of the Disaster Management setup in AP
§ Monitoring seasonal conditions.
§ Preparation and updating of calamity contingency plans for cyclone, flood, drought, earthquake, etc
§ Dissemination of early warnings in case of threat of calamities such as cyclone and flood.
§ Coordination of evacuation/ rescue, relief and rehabilitation activities in natural calamities.
§ Submission of memorandum for assistance from NCCF to the Central Government in case of occurrence of natural calamities; and Coordination with Planning Department in preparation of disaster mitigation plan by various line departmen