Gambia

The National Disaster Management Policy

Executive
Policy
DRM/DRR Framework
Passed in 2007
The National Disaster Management Policy aims at building safe and resilient communities by enhancing the use of and access to knowledge and information in disaster prevention and management at all levels of society. This document thus promotes the incorporation of disaster prevention and management education in educational systems, pays attention to the gender dimension of disaster management, makes a case for a culture of prevention and promotes the incorporation of indigenous knowledge into Early Warning systems and disaster response initiatives. The Policy also identifies action stations and possible financing options, and addresses mechanisms for review and evaluation.

Documents
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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