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Department of Disaster Management, MoHCA handed over the Personal Protective Equipments
Updated on 26 th October, 2017


Signing over Handing Taking Papers-2017

The Department of Disaster Management has procured personal protective equipment (namely: safety mask (1500 Nos.), safety goggles (1500 Nos.) and safety hand gloves (1500 pairs)) for the personal safety of the firefighters and Search and Rescue personnel amounting to Nu. 10, 41,000.00/- (Ten Lakhs Fourty One Thousand only) under the Japan Policy and Human Resource Development (PHRD) Technical Assistance Program Project administered by World Bank.

The equipment has been handed over to Royal Bhutan Police, Royal Bhutan Army, De-Suung Office and Disaster Communication & Helpline Unit on 25th October 2017, which are involved in firefighting and Search and Rescue as first responder during disasters.




International Day for Disaster Reduction-(Home Safe Home Reducing Exposure, Reducing Displacement)
Updated on 19 th October, 2017


Banner-Internal Day for Disaster Reduction-2017

The International Day for Disaster Reduction 2017 was observed in Phuntsholing Higher Secondary School, Phuntsholing Thromde under the global theme “Home Safe Home Reducing Exposure, Reducing Displacement”. The Day had gathered around 330 participants representing various schools, sectors and agencies (National and International) and general public.

The day had marked with the highest ever gathering of participants for such DM related functioning. The day was graced by the Dasho Thrompon, Phuntsholing Thromde.

Message from His Excellency the Minister for Home and Cultural Affairs  




Invitation of Quotation for Supply of equipments for the National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC)
Updated on 6 th September, 2017


The Department of Disaster Management, Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs would like to invite Quotations from National Bidders for the supply of Equipments for National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC). A complete set of Quotation documents may be purchased by the interested Bidders upon payment of non refundable fee of Nu. 500/-(Ngyultrum Five Hundred only) from the Administration Section, Department of Disaster Management, Thimphu. You can also download the PDF format bid documents from www.ddm.gov.bt for free of cost.

Quotation must be delivered to the address below within 1200 (BST) on 21/09/2017. Late quotations will not be accepted.

Tender Documents can be downloaded: Tender Documents  

Interested firms may obtain further information through written request, phone call or email to Project Focal Person Mr. Tshering Wangchuk at:

Phone Number: +975-2-327319
Email Address: tsheringw@mohca.gov.bt

During the office hours.


Request for Expression of Interest
Updated on 5 th August, 2017


The Department of Disaster Management, Ministry of Home and Culture Affairs would like to invite EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) from certified consultancy firms for Development of Disaster Management Information System.

The EOI shall be evaluated and the eligible ones will be requested to submit the RFP for the consultancy service.

Expression of Interest must be delivered to the Department of Disaster Management on or before August 18, 2017 before 12:00 AM and will be open on the same day at 2:30 PM.

Request for Experssion of Interest can be downloaded: EOI  

Draft Term of Reference can be downloaded: TOR  

For further information, contact telephone number (+975)-2-326910 from 09:00 to 17:00 hours.


Training/Workshop for Dzongkhag/Thromde Disaster Management Officer
Updated on 12th June,2017




The 7 day training/workshop was conducted for Dzongkhag/Thromde Disaster Management Officer from 5-11 June, 2017 at Metta Restort, Paro. Mainly to;

  • To update the progress of Disaster Management activities.
  • Debrief on the lessons learned from the past disaster events and to improve response preparedness.
  • And to build capacity on basic Search & Rescue Operation



  • Addendum to the EOI for National Emergency Operation Centre
    Updated on 5th June,2017


    The Department of Disaster Management, Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs would like to issue an addendum to the REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) to the Planning, Technical Design and Supervision of Construction for the National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC).

    The firms are necessary to have domestic licensing (architecture and engineering). International firms are encouraged to form joint ventures with domestic firms having license to fulfill this criteria. The firm while submitting EOI must submit an intent to form JV with Bhutan-based architecture / engineering firm

    Expression of Interest must be delivered to the Department of Disaster Management on or before June 25, 2017.

    Interested firms may obtain further information from Mr. Sonam Tobgay at (+975)-2-321792 during the office hours.


    Request for Expression of Interest
    Updated on 16 th May, 2017


    The Department of Disaster Management, Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs would like to invite EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) from certified consultancy Firms for Planning, Technical Design and Supervision of Construction for the National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC). Expression of Interest must be delivered to the Department of Disaster Management on or before June 7, 2017.

    Consultancy firms will be screened and eligible will be sent a request for proposal for the consultancy service in due time

    Experssion of Interest can be downloaded: EOI  

    Term of Reference can be downloaded: TOR  

    Interested firms may obtain further information from Mr. Sonam Tobgay at (+975)-2-321792 during the office hours.
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