The duties of the Civil Defence consist of helping the community in times of emergency arising due to fire accident, flood, earthquake and in times of war and also for ensuring
uninterrupted supply of essential commodities during times of strikes. The HG & CD has responsibility of imparting training to volunteers in Civil Defence work and mustering
as many general public volunteers for pressing into service in providing first aid in times of natural and man made calamities as well as in the rescue and salvaging work as
first responders. They also supplement the police in the guarding of important installation, prevention of crimes, protection of people when called for and in traffic management.
Home Guards assist in maintaining internal security, law and order duties besides providing protection to the important installation for both Central and
State establishments, banks, VIPs house guard, traffic duties especially in Dimapur, Kohima Mokokchung and Wokha.
The Home Guards is comprised of Armed Personnel raised to augment the activities of the State Police, as and when necessary. The Civil Defence Organisations
consists of civilian volunteers trained to assist the Civil Administration in the event of natural or man-made calamities/disaster.
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