Dimapur, May 25: ADC Pfutsero Japheth Woch has directed all the village authorities under Pfutsero Sub-division to activate the Village Disaster Management Authority (VDMA) immediately.
The villages which have not constituted Village Disaster Management Authority have been directed to immediately constitute VDMA as per Nagaland Disaster Management Authority Notification NO.NSDMA/EST/VDMA/268/2019/1901, Dated Kohima, the 19th July 2019 and submit details to ADC Pfutsero office at the earliest for approval by the authority.
Failure to constitute the VDMA will render the defaulting villages ineligible for any schemes/relief/assistance under NSDMA.
The VDMAs may co-opt health workers and Village Health Committee members, village volunteers to manage COVID-19 related matters.
Roles and Responsibilities of the Committee:
1.To assist the government agencies
2.Handling and management of dead bodies
3.Monitoring of COVID-19 related cases and coordinating with the Block Level Task Force.
4.Sealing/cordoning of the house in the event of detection of COVID-19 cases on the order of the authority and Unsealing of the house in the event of recovery on the order of the authority.
5.Enforcement of government SOPs and guidelines on COVID-19 in the village.
6.Disseminating of necessary information in the village.
7.Any other duties/responsibilities assigned by the Block Level Task Force.
(Page News Service)