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The Environmental Operations Department

The Environmental Operations Department is responsible for the following:

  • Manage the main operations room in the ministry.
  • Receive reports of disasters, crises and emergency environmental accidents that are received by the Ministry, and respond to them in coordination with the concerned departments.
  • Inform the competent authorities inside and outside the Ministry of emergency environmental incidents.
  • Coordinate plans to deal with the competent authorities in the country, in the event of an environmental emergency.
  • Coordinate with government and private agencies regarding evacuation plans.
  • Follow-up and evaluate the data received from early warning networks, in coordination with the concerned administrative units and the competent authorities.
  • Provide and transfer data and information on emergency environmental situations to the competent authorities in the country.