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PM Decision 1002/2009 on Community Awareness and Community-based management of natural disaster risks

Executive
Regulation/Rules
Passed in 2009
The PM Decision No.1002/2009 approves the scheme on improvement of community awareness and community-based management on natural disaster risks.

The objectives of the scheme are the following: 1) to perfect mechanisms and policies on community-based management of natural disaster risks from central to local levels; 2) to improve the capacity of local administration officials on natural disaster prevention, combat and mitigation; 3) to develop disaster prevention plans, information and communication systems in all villages and communes highly prone to natural disasters; 4) to develop core forces specialised in natural disaster mitigation and a contigent of volunteers to assist people; 5) to disseminate knowledge about flood and storm prevention; 6) to include knowledge on natural disaster prevention and mitigation in general schools' curricula.

Documents
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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