Operations and Administration

Here’s an overview of the internal workings of the agency and the roles of various departments


⦁ Coordinates the activities of all the Unities;
⦁ Coordinates Stakeholders’ Platform on Emergency;
⦁ Ensures effective symbiotic relationship with National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA);
⦁ Plans programme on strengthening the capacity of the agency and other Emergency institutions and mechanism to prepare, respond and recovery at State and Local Government levels.



⦁ Management of the assets of the agency such as vehicles and disaster equipment;
⦁ Administration and Management of the Warehouse such as ensure goods received by store meet standard requirement;
⦁ Handle protocol matters such organizing official reception/visit and servicing of the agency’s major meetings such as Stakeholders’ Forum
⦁ Preparation of annual Budgets Estimates
⦁ Proper supervision of the Registry for effective and efficient record filling;
⦁ Preparing statutory and periodic reports;
⦁ Performs personnel, financial and general administration duties.

Planning,Research and Training

⦁ Prepare and forecast data on disaster management
⦁ Collate data and analysis data disaster management

Search and Rescue

⦁ Coordinate and facilitate Search and Rescue activities on disaster in Oyo State;
⦁ Coordinating the activities of Emergency Rescue Team of the Agency and those of other response Stakeholders in disaster management i.e Red Cross Society, State Fire Services. e.t.c
⦁ Participate, identify and mobilize critical resources for Search and Rescue in the identified disaster scenarios as captured in the disaster risk profile of the State or contingency Plan;
⦁ Coordinate and formulate preparedness and response activities in form of drills/exercise in collaboration with stakeholders and disaster response Units of defense staffs.

Relief and Rehabilitation

⦁ Provision of Relief support and Rehabilitation;
⦁ Conduct and process assessment reports wth a view to:
⦁ commiserating with victims of disasters on behalf of the Government
⦁ Ascertaining claims of disaster victims, and
⦁ offering timely advices to such victims particularly when there is need to vacate the scene of disaster by such victims.
⦁ Making recommendation to the Government with a view to securing approval for relief intervention based on assessment conducted;
⦁ Prompt distribution of approved relief materials to disaster victims;
⦁ Liaising with Local Emergency Management Committees (L.E.M.Cs)
⦁ Undertake establishment and management of IDP Camps in the state whenever the need arises;
⦁ Liaising with Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) Faith Based Organization (FBOs), Community Development Associations (CDAs) and other non-State actors.