For effective preparedness to face the disasters and to prevent last minute arrangements in panic conditions, the subsequent aspects should be covered as an organizational practice:
1 Well-documented emergency plans.
2 Data on availability of resources and buffer stocks of restoration materials.
3 Identification of key personnel: along with their skills and experience on the disaster management.
4 Allocation of budget for emergencies.
5 "Delegation of Power" at various levels for disaster conditions.
6 Mutual assistance agreements signed through all power utilities for sharing men and material resources on demand.
The EMG should manage the following:
1 Safety data pertaining to all hazardous materials likely to cause emergency.
2 Procedure of major and special fire fighting, rescue operations, first aid, etc.
3 Procedures for tackling harmful gases and other chemical leakages.
4 Emergency call out list of persons drafted for emergency control, key personnel, Medical, Security, fire safety, first aid, Police and District Administration Authorities.
5 Emergency manuals, Blown up area maps, District Phone directory, Public address system, Emergency lights, etc.
6 Identification of personnel for mock drills and training.