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Executive Decree 36721 creating the Vulnerability Assessment Model for disaster risks applicable to Natural Hazards

legislation type Executive
Passed in 2011
This Decree creates the "Vulnerability assessment model for disaster risk, applicable to natural hazards" to be used for the assessment of disaster risk due to natural hazards, which will be defined and coordinated by the National Commission of Risk Prevention and Emergency Care (CNE). The model will be applied to the following areas: a) Land-use planning b) The implementation of human settlements and housing, with particular emphasis on those processes promoted by the State. c) The establishment of public investment and infrastructure d) The execution of risk transfer mechanisms, in particular the development of insurance


from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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