South Korea

Countermeasures against Natural Disasters Act

Legislative
Law
DRM/DRR Framework
Passed in 2005
This act outlines the overall framework for disaster risk management in South Korea. Among its most important provisions are that it requires the government to create and implement comprehensive natural disaster plans, requires South Korea's Emergency Management Agency to consult with government on pans for prevention flood, wind, snow, drought, and storm disasters, requires the Emergency Management Agency to establish and operate a disaster prevention information network, and requires the government to investigate the causes of disasters.

Documents
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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