To equip the Organisation to handle all aspects of disasters in Ghana;
To create awareness on disasters through intensive public education;
To ensure disaster prevention, risk and vulnerability reduction, as a means of reducing the impact of disasters on society;
To be in a position to provide the first line response in times of disaster;
To assist in post-emergency rehabilitation and reconstruction effort;
To assist and motivate community-based organizations to serve as the credible voluntary organizations to assist in the prevention and management of disasters at the local level;
To set up monitoring and early warning systems to aid the identification of disasters in their formative stages, to disseminate timely information and warning, and hazard/disaster awareness creation;
To enforce laws to prevent and mitigate disasters;
To provide good conditions and scheme of service to raise morale, performance; and productivity;
To raise human capacity and development of staff.
Social Mobilisation and Employment Objectives
The social mobilization objectives for the year 2009 still remained
To harness human and material resources of communities to develop their potentials and strengths especially in re-afforestation and agricultural development;
To organize, train, and resource volunteers, especially the youth, to assist in managing disasters, and to assist them undertake economic activities by mobilizing, training, and equipping them with the necessary technical know-how; for disaster management and income generation
To assist communities to understand and participate in Government programmes and activities;
To sensitize communities to contribute towards the provision of social amenities.
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