Disaster Management

  • Health Emergency: DMCC (Disaster Management Control Cell) has been established in Central hospital headed by Nodal Officer, Dr Rishi Sahai, (Mob No 9935541911). A total of 72 Quick Medical Response Teams of 5 members each, have been deployed , 2 at each circle office and 2 at each circle hospitals. Also, 86 Ambulances with wireless sets are available 24x7 in the Mela Area to support these teams. The health department has prepared for sanitation, vector-borne diseases, solid waste management and disaster management along with general health services. A 100-bed Central hospital has been established in Sector 2 of Mela area with facilities of x-ray, ultrasound and pathology services along with, 24 hour availability of specialist doctors. Apart from that, 11 other circle hospitals with 20 beds each has been set up in sector 1,4,6,7,10,12,16 & 19 to provide all health related facilities. Two 20-bedded Infectious disease hospital in Sector 14 & 20 have also been established. Also, 25 first-aid posts inside Mela area and 27 out-health posts outside the mela area have been established to provide service to patients. Health department has made a record by establishing 1.10 lakh toilets across the Mela premises. The solid waste management of these toilets is also being managed by the department . Apart from the above, a vector control unit has been formed to counter infectious diseases.
  • Fire Hazard: to fight the disaster related to fire hazard, remedial measures has been taken by the authority that includes utility of modern and innovative firefighting tools. Standard operating procedure has been designed for better efficiency of mitigation strategies.
  • Epidemic: All 10 super speciality departments provide specialised treatment to serious patients in Neurosurgery, Neurology, Nephrology, Endocrinology, Urology, Plastic Surgery, Oncosurgery, and CTVS Gastroenterology & Cardiology. Trauma centre to deal with crisis in 40-beded trauma care facility. One dedicated 30 bedded special ward and along with 5 beds in each super speciality at S.R.N. Hospital & other associated hospitals for Kumbh Mela pilgrims.
  • Flood: To fight against flood situations in the Kumbh Mela area, standard operating procedures have been designed and communicated across all the departments. Flood response system is prepared with mitigation equipments such as lifebuoy, life jackets, jetty, sonar system, boats etc.
  • Stampede: Disaster management facilities with dedicated team of doctors & paramedical staffs in case of burn injuries, drowning, stampede etc. with specialised kits. Every Police officer to be informed of traffic plan (including diversions and holdup areas) for prevention of diverting crowd in the wrong direction. Area in charge and inspectors to take stock of barricading arrangements every 2 hours every day to ensure movement of crowds in defined directions. Round the clock, CCTV monitoring of identified high-risk areas for diversion of crowd with appropriate utilisation of public announcement system. Stock emergency equipment and supplies at all high-risk areas (first aid kits, barriers, torches etc.)