Himachal Pradesh
State Disaster Management Authority

The victims of disaster or their "dependents" as may be the "case" are provided relief as per the HP Emergency Relief Manual and guidelines issued by the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs. The Sub-Divisional Magistrate of the area is competent to sanction the cases prepared under the manual. He is also competent to provide immediate relief and rescue assistance. For details about the type and quantum of relief please read the MHA guidelines which are appended below.