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INSTITUTIONAL NEED AND RELEVANCE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY IN THE NIGERIAN LOCAL GOVERNMENT SYSTEM
This paper espouses the institutional need and relevance of emergency management agency at local level. It acclaims the emergency management techniques as being capable of undertaking activities aimed to mitigate disaster effects on local communities. It discusses the guiding principles; organisation and structure of emergency management agency at local level. This paper argues that emergency management at local level will facilitate safety and protection of lives and properties which is a fundamental function of government at any level; as well as the reduction of human and economic losses derailed by disaster – thereby enhancing socio-economic progress.
KEYWORDS: Emergency Management, Hazards, Disaster, Local Government and Local Emergency Management Agency.