Implement Government policy on disaster prevention, disaster risk reduction, and climate risk management, ensuring the effective flow of information on disasters between the national, regional district, and chiefdom levels of Government, sensitizing and motivating communities to serve as voluntary organs to assist in managing disasters
To prepare, coordinate, monitor, evaluate and update disaster management plans, providing the first-line response in the event of disasters and establishing early warning systems, we also investigate reports and analyze the nature of hazards, vulnerability, and risk situations in particular areas.
A safe and resilient nation in which communities, the economy and environment are better protected from negative impacts of hazards, through appropriate and comprehensive DRM strategies.
A comprehensive DRM approach towards risk reduction, preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery from disaster impacts, build resilient communities by building better after national emergencies.
Empower NDMA and communities with the capacity to prevent, mitigate, respond and recover appropriately to localized disasters with the aim of preventing them.
NDMA-SL is an Agency established by an Act of Parliament to manage disasters and similar emergencies throughout Sierra Leone, to establish offices of the Agency throughout Sierra Leone, to establish national, regional, district and chiefdom disaster management committees, to establish a National Disaster Management Fund to provide finances for the prevention and management of disasters and similar emergencies throughout Sierra Leone and to provide for other related matters.
Bo City, Southern Sierra Leone, 23rd February 2023 – The Directorate of Relief and Response of the National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) has on Monday 20th February 2023 commenced the provision of relief items to disaster victims in Kono, Kailahun