To develop, promote and maintain a comprehensive National Disaster Management Programme which will:
- Educate all citizens about the various elements of Disaster Management.
- Create appropriate mechanisms which will promote and advance Disaster Management activities at all levels of the society.
- Promote and institutionalize the practice of appropriate preventative and mitigation measure for all possible hazards.
- Promote the development and maintenance of effective warning, response and recovery plans for all sectors of the society.