PACDA is an active part of the National Emergency Management System and is responsible for managing and coordinating two of the eight sectors; putting the sector’s plan into effect; proposing amendments and/or updates; coordinating national efforts to respond to the calls for help; mobilizing all the resources of PACDA, sector components, and other supporting bodies (including civil society organizations, volunteer teams, and the private sector), under the procedures specified in the sector’s plan, as well as providing support to other sectors. The two sectors are:
It is concerned with the response to search and rescue operations (urban, land, surface water, marine, and air).
The Sultan of Oman’s Armed Forces (SOAF), the Royal Oman Police (ROP), the Public Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulance (PACDA), Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources, Ministry of Environment & Climate Affairs (MECA), Muscat Municipality, Dhofar Municipality, National Ferries Company (NFC), and the national system sectors as supporting bodies.
This sector is concerned with the incidents of hazardous substances and addresses the resulting damage.
The Royal Oman Police (ROP), the Sultan of Oman’s Armed Forces (SOAF), the Public Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulance (PACDA), Ministry of Environment & Climate Affairs (MECA), Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF), Ministry of Oil and Gas (MOG), Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (PEIE), Oman Environmental Services Holding Co. (BE’AH), the Public Authority for Electricity & Water (PAEW), and any other bodies that can be engaged.
This is aimed at providing quick and effective response to incidents and manage the sectors of search and rescue operations and hazardous substance incident response. PACDA has prepared the locations concerned with these aspects with the necessary equipment and systems.
This center manages major incidents and exceptional crises involving both sectors. The center has a cellular room with communications equipment and plans to deal with different incidents and crises, as well as a computerized database of the capabilities of the sectors’ members and other bodies engaged by PACDA in different incidents.
This center addresses the issues relevant to PACDA’s work, responds transparently, gives a clear image of the work of field teams, and issues warning messages to nationals and expatriates, in coordination with the concerned bodies during incidents and crises. It also supervises and runs PACDA’s social media pages (Facebook and Twitter).
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