Civil Defence activities in Malaysia was
initiated by the British formed Passive Defence Emergency Regulation
Enactment under Chapter 41 to provide measures - measures to mitigate the
Second World war. The Civil Defence Ordinance, 1951 was officially enacted
as a law - law in Malaya security system. The Malaysia Civil Defence
Department is a Department under the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Purposes in accordance with the Civil Defence
Act 1951 (Act 221) is divided into two conditions, namely:
Means any measure that does not involve the use of weapons for hostile
attack whether the decision was taken before, during or after the time of
Means any measures taken to protect lives and property if steps are taken
before, during or after a disaster.
Based on 221 of the Act can be understood that the Civil Defence works in
peacetime, wartime and disaster victims by taking any measures to rescue,
protect and reduce the loss of lives and damage to civilian property.
Reducing the Risk Due to Injury:
1.Training to the Public
2.Disaster Warning System
Respond to the disaster:
1.Establish teams (First responder)
Be ideal Civil Defence agencies in disaster management.
Ensure public safety and property were safeguarded before, during and after
1.Establish, manage and maintain Civil Defence Force.
2.Developing and implementing training programs for Disaster Management and
Emergency to the public.
3.Implement disaster and emergency assistance services.
4.Prepare, manage and maintain the Transfer Centers and Disaster Warning
System and Security.
5.Plan and perform rescue activities and property before, during and after
Jabatan Pertahanan Awam Malaysia
Kementerian Dalam Negeri
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50556 Kuala Lumpur
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