Defence Secy looks into DMC functions

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Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne reviewed disaster preparedness and advanced plans of the Disaster Management Centre (DMC), after arriving at the DMC in Vidya Mawatha, Colombo. During his visit, he reviewed the current administration, resources, performances, systematic disaster recovery arrangements and their plans for the future.

The lengthy discussion he had with the DMC staff also included disaster prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery in order to prepare for disasters and to save countless lives durin an emergency.

DMC is one of the key organisations functioning under the purview of the Defense Ministry. Director General of the DMC Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe and senior DMC officials briefed him on their arrangements.