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Royal Decree on the organisation and functioning of the national committee for disaster management 2015

legislation type Executive
Passed in 2015
This Royal Decree defines the organisation and functioning of the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM), as the headquarters of the Royal Government to lead, administer and coordinate all disaster management activities induced by either natural or human-made disasters in the Kingdom of Cambodia. 

The NCDM has the following tasks and responsibilities: 
1) Issue the policies, strategic plans, plans of action, regulations, programmes and projects for disaster management; 2)Issue guidelines for implementation of disaster management, promote public awareness, prevention, mitigation, preparedness, emergency response and recovery for safety and resilience; 3)Recommend the Royal Government to take action on every case that will cause disaster and disaster occurrence; 4)Coordinate the implementation of disaster risk reduction, mainstreaming of climate change, sustainable development, and gender issues by collaboration with line ministries in developing and strengthening the institutions, mechanisms and disaster management at all levels, in particular, at local community level to ensure better response during emergencies; 5)Mobilize resources for implementation of policies, strategic plans, plans of action, relevant programmes and projects of disaster risk reduction; 6)Strengthen collaboration and cooperation with development partners, public sector, private sector and civil society for the benefits of disaster reduction; 7)Strengthen and expand collaboration at the regional and international levels in disaster reduction; 8)Manage the information and communication associated with disaster risk reduction activities; 9)Raise proposal to the Royal Government on the requirement, reserve, budget, resource and assistance for emergency response and recovery; 10)Implement other tasks assigned by the Royal Government.


from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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