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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.

    Invitation for Tender for Search & Rescue Equipment
    Updated on 1 st November, 2016


    The Department of Disaster Management, Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs would like to invite sealed quotation from certified Firms for the Supply of Search and Rescue equipment, IT equipment and field Uniform.

    Complete set of bidding documents with detailed specification/ term and conditions can be downloaded.

    Standard Bidding Documents can be downloaded: Standard Bidding Documents:   


    Specification can be downloaded: Specification for Basic SAR equipment  


    For further information please call 327319 or 322945


    International Day for Disaster Reduction
    Updated on 17 th October, 2016




    The International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) is celebrated on the 13th of October every year, all over the world. It began in 1989 after a call by the United Nations General Assembly to promote a global culture of risk-awareness and disaster reduction. Bhutan joined the rest of the world in observing this day since 2008. It is a day to encourage every citizen and the government to take part in building more disaster resilient communities and nations.

    This year the day is observed at Paro khangkhu Middle Secondary School,with the diaplay of various disaster reducation releated programs.

    Message from His Excellency the Minister for Home and Cultural Affairs
      








    Environmental & Social Management Framework for Hydromet & Disaster Improvement Regional Project

    The Department of Disaster Management in collaboration with the Department of Hydromet Services, Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Department of Agriculture under Ministry of Agriculture and Forest has prepared the Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF) for the implementation of upcoming Hydroment and Disaster Improvement Regional Project supported by the World Bank. The main objective of the porject is to strengthen Bhutan's capacity for improved hydromet services and disaster preparedness and response capacity.

    For More Details:

    Download Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF)  




    Preliminary Report on Earthquake 13 April 2016

    Event Date and Time: 13 April 2016 and 7.55PM (BST)
    Magnitude: 6.9
    Epicenter: Mawlaik, Burma, Myanmar

    Download Preliminary Report on Earthquake 13 April 2016  


    Invitation for Tender for Search & Rescue Equipment

    The Department of Disaster Management, Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs would like to invite sealed quotation from certified Firms for the following activity: - Tender for Supply of Search and Rescue Equipments (SAR).

    Complete set of bidding documents with detailed specification/terms and conditions can be purchased from the procurement section (Tel # 322945/327319, Fax No. 325035) at non-refundable sum of Nu. 500/- (Five Hundred) only and will be available for sale from 22/01/2015 to 24/02/2015 and the bid must be submitted on or before 12:00 hrs on 24/02/2015.

    For detail information and schedule of submission please call 327319 or 322945

    Specification can be downloaded: Specification for Basic SAR equipment for Dzongkhag  


    Preliminary Report on 4th and 17th April 2015 Windstorm

    On the 4th and 17th of April, 2015, Bhutan has been hit by a devastating windstorm. The windstorm has swept across nine Districts Viz; Chukha, Dagana, Pemagatsel, S/jongkhar, Samtse, Sarpang, Trashigang, Tsirang and Zhemgang. Although the windstorm has not claimed any human life, it has inflicted injuries to few people and massive destruction to private properties and public facilities..... Read More

    For detail information please call 321792

    Preliminary Report can be downloaded:
    Abstract Windstorm Report(4th April)  
    Detail Windstorm Report(4th April)  
    Detail Windstorm Report(17th April)  



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