Vision and Mission


  • Create a happy and safe Bhutan through disaster risk reduction.
  • Promotes supports and facilitates disaster management to reduce disaster risks, in line with the RGoB’s policy of Gross National Happiness.


  1. Coordinate disaster risk management at the national and local levels in coordination with relevant agencies.
  2. Raise awareness on disaster risks and their mitigation/ prevention at all levels.
  3. Enhance and strengthen capacities of disaster management authorities at all levels.
  4. Support poverty alleviation through grant of relief after a disaster Provide support to the local administrations in preparation of their disaster management plans.
  5. Facilitate effective disaster management through development of various guidelines and legislative framework.
  6. Facilitating exchange of information, experience and expertise.