The difficulties of small and medium enterprises in disaster risk management

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The difficulties of small and medium enterprises in disaster risk management

Over 70% of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) do not have preparedness plan for natural disasters. As reported in the survey published by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), in some central areas. This, many businesses suffer great losses when disasters strike. Many businesses, especially small businesses are unable to recover in the

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Develop disaster preparedness plan for small and medium enterprises

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Develop disaster preparedness plan for small and medium enterprises

Over 70% of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) do not have preparedness plan for natural disasters. As reported in the survey published by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), in some central areas. This, many businesses suffer great losses when disasters strike. To support these businesses prepared before natural disasters. VCCI is partnership with

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Be prepared not scared

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Be prepared not scared

You may be surprised to learn that other than deaths associated with extreme heat not tornadoes not lightning but flash flooding is number one weather-related killer in the United States. Almost 100 people die every year due to flash flooding and two-thirds of them died in their vehicles while overall the number of deaths due

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Emergency preparedness

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Emergency preparedness

Emergency situations whether wildfires or earthquakes or some of the cause are constant threat that we live with in Southern California. Knowing what to do when occurs and what to do before happens can make a big difference in your safety and may even help save your life. Two the most important things you can

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Flood protection recommendations

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Flood protection recommendations

Floods are one of the most powerful deadly and destructive natural disasters. There are number of relatively inexpensive steps you can take to protect your home and property before a flood strikes. If you are building or retrofitting your home consider these recommendations.

Are you ready

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Are you ready

Within just a few seconds there’s about a foot of water in that loss babe we never thought we’d lose everything what happened so fast and grab my keys everything else is going.

Appleby’s story

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Appleby’s story

The River Eden runs through the Cumbrian town of Appleby. Every few years when there’s heavy rain the river can burst its banks and cause flooding.

Vietnam Review of current and planned adaption action

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Vietnam Review of current and planned adaption action

This review provides an overview of country-level activities and a summary of key adaption priorities. It also identifies gaps and opportunities for scaling up and enhancing collaborations. The Adaption Partnership encourages effective adaption by serving as an interim platform by catalyzing action and fostering communication among the various institutions and actors engaged in the effort

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National Progress Report on the implementation on the Hyogo Framework for action

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National Progress Report on the implementation on the Hyogo Framework for action

This National Progress Report Vietnam is facilitated by UNISDR and the ISDR partnership. This report assesses the progress of the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action (2011-2013). It assesses the current national strategic priorities with regard to the implementation of disaster risk reduction actions. The report establishes baselines on levels of progress achieved with

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Law on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control

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Law on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control

In 2013 The Socialist Republic of Vietnam established the Law on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control. This Law provides natural disaster prevention and control activities; rights and obligations of agencies, organizations, households and individuals engaged in natural disaster prevention and control activities; and the state management of, and assurance of resources for, natural disaster prevention

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