OF THE DISTRICT
As regards topographical situation of this district total
area of the district is 3983 sqr. Km. Total population of this
district is 1537117 as per census 2001.
Headquarter of this district is situated at Hisar. Whole
district is divided in two sub Division namely Hisar and Hansi. There are Ten Police stations, four Tehsil namely Hisar,
Hansi, Adampur, Narnaund and three sub Tehsils i.e. Barwala,
Uklana and Bass. This
district comprises of 275 villages.
This district is surrounded by State/District boundaries by
Rohtak & Jind districts in the east, Fatehabad & Sirsa in
the north side, district Bhiwani and some area of Rajasthan State
in the south and Hanumangarh district (Tehsil Bhadra), Churu
District (Tehsil Rajgarh/Sadulpur) of Rajasthan in the west.
This district is located in the semi arid track at a
latitude of 29°10’
and a longitude of 75°
46’ in the sub tropical zone.
The dust storm and hot waves keep coming in this district
from surrounding area of Rajas than State.
In the past years there was not been Hazard expose of major
disaster except flood due to heavy rains in the year i.e. 1962,
1976-77, 1988, 1993, 1995 and 1998 witnessed unprecedented floods.
FORECASING AND WARNING
One expects an actionable warning to be available for a
natural disaster and that too with a reasonable lead-time.
But a warning can be generated only if a dependable
forecast is made available in time to the authority empowered to
issue warnings. However
the concerned Scientist or the designated scientific agency can
attempt a forecast only if (and to the extend) the related hazard
is predictable i.e. how well the science behind the hazardous
phenomenon is understood. If a hazardous phenomenon has an
inherent predictability, the next step viz. forecasting has to be
done by the competent authority/ agency, which has to be
responsible as well as accountable.
Forecast has to be worded clearly and communicated quickly
to the user and warning authorities.
Once forecast is available, it has to be converted quickly
into the area specific and user-specific warnings, which should
reach the end users (including the media and the general public)
as fast as possible. Thus
a warning can only be issued on the basis of credible forecast and
a disaster can be forecast only if it has an inherent
predictability about it.
OF STANDARD OPERATING PLAN
In case of natural calamity such as Earth Quakes. Sand
Storm/ Hail storms Fires Transport related accidents like air
crash, train accidents & road accidents Industrial accidents
Epidemics. Collapse of Building and terrorist attack. The roll of
Police Department is very important. The primary duty of Police
department is to maintain law and order after disaster. The
District Superintendent of Police will be commanding officer of
the Disaster team and consultation with the District Magistrate
will implement the Standard operating plan. Serious necessary
steps will be taken to ensure the smooth supply of essential
commodities such as drinking water, medical relief, and
electricity and telephone facilities. The plan can be implemented
as precautionary measures as well as making arrangement of food,
shelter, save life, medical relief and other essential items
needed by victims. They assist other departments in restoring
normal and in maintaining regular traffic. They have to help in carrying injured persons to hospital/
health centers. They
keep a close watch at the disaster site.
They give full security to the property at disaster site.
They have to make list of dead person and identify the
person after making panchnama they have to send the dead body to
Hospitals for postmortem. All operations of police department are
carried under the supervision of S.S.P. Hisar.
vulnerable points will be closely guarded. The arrangements will
be made for transport and police escort for the evacuation of
effected population from the places where the tension is visible.
The sufficient force will be deployed on Railway, bridges, Canals
Bridge etc. The District Superintendent of Police has already
established special barriers/nakas at the following places
police control room is located on 2nd floor in the mini
secretarial, Hisar. A Control room under the charge of a Gazetted
officer is setup in district police office to work round the clock
during the Disaster/emergency. Emergency telephone Nos. 01662-
237150, 01662- 232307, 01662-233198, 01662-232663 and 100 of BSNL
have already been installed there. Detailed instructions in the
form of an order. Would always be available in the control room
for the guidance of NGO and other rank working there.
Minute-to-Minute record of all messages received in the control
room and action taken there upon and also of the order issued from
the control room shall be maintained in a register. Satisfactory
conveyance arrangement for carrying messengers/orders from and to
the control room have been made. The lodging arrangements for the
staff working there have also been made in the close vicinity of
the control room. Wireless sets, POLNET and WAN system have been
set up in the control room. The disaster information should
immediately pass on to the public with the public address system
installed at Mandir/Gurudawara and it is the major responsibility
of the District Police control Room to coordinate with Police
Stations, Police Post, District administration, cable network,
Media cell, telephone system, coordinator of the sector officer,
local news papers, Radio & TV Station, and Panchayats. Information of early warning system may also be communicated
to area Defence Control Room for immediate preparedness for the
rescue operation at the disaster site.
In the early warning system as and when such information is
received in the District Police Control Room regarding any kind of
Disaster the actual information will be given to the Police HQ.
District/State Authorities, such information will also pass to the
other related departments of district headquarter to move
immediately to the disaster site along with rescue equipments and
other items to save the life and property.
To adopt the early warning system it is essential for the
Police Control Room to have contact with the other nearby Control
Rooms in the State/ District for example hot wind/ dust wind
invariably comes from the Rajsthan desert area so if the early
warning is received from the nearby Rajasthan District Hanumangarh/Churu
control Room, then high alert/ early warning can be given to the
likely effected area for precautions so that loss of
life/livestock and property can be minimized and people can reach
to the safer places.
The possibility of disaster hitting Hisar District has
become more and more real with the increasing complexity of
economic and industrial growth compounded by extensive population
It is high time that a Disaster Management Plan is prepared
for the district specially focusing on the disasters to which the
district is vulnerable. Although Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan covering policies
of various concerned departments, development plans also ought to
be included in a meaningful Disaster Management Plan, this has
been deliberately omitted for the time being in order to ensure
that at least the post Disaster Management Plan gets off the
ground and it is not delayed for want of detailed inputs as are
necessary to make a comprehensive Disaster Prevention Plan.
For the time being, it is proposed to proceed with the
endeavor of making the Disaster Management Plan as an Action
Oriented Plan with emphasis on Pre-Disaster and Post Disaster
Management covering mainly seven kind of disasters:-
Storm/ Hail storms
related accidents like air crash, train accidents & road
of building/ well
state has detailed plans for handling floods and draught
situation. Plans are
also in place for wartime situation, civil strife and air strikes.
Hence, these have been willfully not covered in this Disaster
Management Plan. It
is therefore hoped that these documents would fill in the gaps
regarding handling the above kind of disasters.