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Disaster Management Act of Bhutan

legislation type Legislative
Passed in 2013
This Act aims to establish and strengthen institutional capacity for disaster management, the mainstreaming of disaster risk reduction, and for integrated and coordinated disaster management focusing on community participation. It creates the National Disaster Management Authority, as the highest decision-making body on disaster management in the country and establishes that there should be a National Contingency Plan, as well as contingency plans at the Dzongkhag level.


from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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