Plateau State Emergency Management Agency

About Plateau State Emergency Management Agency

With the growing awareness of disasters management issues, the State Government on the 6th November 2012 passed into law the bill establishing the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) Plateau State. Vision: To build a culture of preparedness, prevention, response, and community resilience to disasters in the state

MISSION STATEMENT

Coordinates resources towards efficient and effective disaster prevention preparedness, mitigation and response in the state. In the light of the above stated vision and mission, the Agency is Governed by a Governing council headed by the Deputy Governor of the state. The Governing council is made up of relevant MDAs & bodies. It is the highest policy making body.

Composition of The Governing Council

  1. Deputy Governor - Chairman
  2. Hon. Commissioner Women Affairs
  3. Hon. Commissioner Environment
  4. Hon. Commissioner Works and Housing
  5. Hon. Commissioner Planning Commission
  6. Hon. Commissioner Agric & Natural Resources 7. Hon. Commissioner Health
  7. Hon. Commissioner Information
  8. Hon. Commissioner Finance 10.Hon. Commissioner Culture & Tourism 11.Hon. Commissioner Justice
  9. Hon. Commissioner Transport
  10. Hon. Commissioner Education
  11. State Fire Service
  12. Nigeria Police Force
  13. Nigerian Security & Civil Defence Corps
  14. Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria
  15. Federal Road Safety Corps
  16. Nigeria Army
  17. Nigeria Air force
  18. S.S.S
  19. Operation Rainbow
  20. C.A.N
  21. INI
  22. Red Cross
  23. Executive Secretary - Member/Secretary

The Executive Secretary is the Chief Executive and Accounting officer of the Agency. He/she is responsible for the day-to-day Administration of the Agency.

The Mandates of the Agency are as follows.

  1. Formulate policies on all activities relating to disaster management in the state.
  2. Coordinate plans and programs for efficient and effective response to disasters in the state
  3. Coordinate and promote research activities relating to disaster management in the state.
  4. Monitor and provide feedback to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on the state of preparedness of all Organizations/Agencies which may contribute to disaster management within the state
  5. Collate data and report from relevant Agencies in the state so as to enhance forecasting, planning and field operation of disasters management and supply same to NEMA
  6. Educate the general public on disasters prevention and control measures for search and a rescue operation.
  7. Mobilize support and resources from the National Emergency Management Agency when damages and need assessment are considered beyond the capacity of the state
  8. Facilitate the enabling legislation for the establishment of Local Management Authority (LEMA) in the state etc

DEPARTMENTS

  1. FINANCE AND SUPPLIES
  2. ADMINISTRATION
  3. RELIEF AND REHABILITATION
  4. SEARCH AND RESCUE

Future Plans

REPORT OF THE ACTIVITIES CARRIED OUT BY SEARCH AND RESCUE DEPARTMENT FROM 2012, 2013 AND 2014: FUTURE PLANS

FIVE POINT POLICY

1

Human Capital Development & Social Welfare

2

Peace, Security & Good Governance

3

Physical Infrastructure & Environment

4

Agriculture & Rural Development

5

Entrepreneurship & Industralization