Somali Disaster Management Agency
|Jurisdiction||Federal Government of Somalia|
On August 3, 2011, the Federal Government of Somalia announced that the Cabinet had approved draft legislation on a new Somali Disaster Management Agency (SoDMA), which had originally been proposed by the Ministry of Interior. According to the Prime Minister's Media Office, the SoDMA will lead and coordinate the government's response to various natural disasters. It is part of a broader effort by the federal authorities to re-establish national institutions. February 14, 2016 Federal Parliament is now approved the proposed bill for endorsement.