South Korea

Reservoir and Dam Safety Control and Disaster Prevention Act

Legislative
Law
DRM/DRR Framework
Passed in 2008
This act requires the government to create national safety standards for dams and reservoirs to prevent disasters, allows subnational governments to designate dams and reservoirs as being "in danger" and requires them to create master plans for dam and reservoir management, and requires the Minister of Public Safety and Security to create a plan for supporting research and development of technology to improve dam and reservoir safety.

Documents
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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