Disaster- Proofing the Transport Sector in Vietnam

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Disaster- Proofing the Transport Sector in Vietnam

Floods and storms often isolate communities and disrupt trade flows. The Vietnamese government took some important steps to build resilience of the transport sector against risk from natural disasters and climate change with support from the GFDRR and the World Bank. By increasing resilience of rural roads and ensuring continued connectivity during floods, the government

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Vietnam Disaster management Reference Handbook

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Vietnam Disaster management Reference Handbook

The Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance (CFE-DMHA) provides education and training and researches civil-military operations. Therefore, CFE created reference books on disaster management roles, processes, capabilities, and vulnerabilities. The handbook for Vietnam provides information for decision makers, planners, and responders to have a comprehensive understanding of the country’s disaster management plans

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Mainstreaming Disaster Resilience in Vietnam

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Mainstreaming Disaster Resilience in Vietnam

The World Bank and the GFDRR works closely together with the Government of Vietnam to mainstream disaster resilience across a variety of sectors including transportation, urban and rural development, hydrological and meteorological monitoring services (hydromet), and water resource management. This document highlights the results and achievements. The GFDRR will continue to work together with the

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Vietnam

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Vietnam

In 2013 the Government of India established the East Asia Summit Earthquake Risk Reduction Centre. The centre aims to consolidate and strengthen the network of disaster information among EAS Member Countries. As part of this objective, a country report of every member country was written. The report covers the national profile, disaster risk profile, the

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Country Report Vietnam 2006

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Country Report Vietnam 2006

This country report by an ADRC visiting researcher describes the status of Vietnam on Disaster Management. Vietnam is likely to be affected by windstorms, floods, epidemic, drought, insect infestation, slides and wild fires. Over the years Vietnam has taken several actions to deepen its efforts to reduce the disaster risks, by establishing a disaster management

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Natural Disaster Management Law

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Natural Disaster Management Law

In 2013 the Republic of the Union of Myanmar established the Natural Disaster Management Law. The objective of this law is to implement natural disaster programs, to provide provisions to establish the National Committee and Local Bodies, to coordinate with national and international government departments and organizations and other relevant organizations, to conserve and restore

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Roads to Discovery in Myanmar

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Roads to Discovery in Myanmar

Myanmar is one of the world’s most disaster-prone countries. The GFDRR initiated an in-depth dialogue on DRR, leveraging three World Bank projects totaling $353 million with a focus on recovery and reconstruction. The GFDRR and the World Bank supported the Government of Myanmar with a rapid PDNA and mobilization of disaster recovery financing. To download

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Emergency Response Preparedness Plan (ERPP) Myanmar

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Emergency Response Preparedness Plan (ERPP) Myanmar

In 2014 the Humanitarian Country Team decided to update the response plan and apply the new guidance for Inter-Agency Response Preparedness (ERP) as an action oriented approach to enhance readiness for humanitarian response. The approach improves effectiveness by reducing both time and effort, and enhances predictability through establishing predefined roles, responsibilities and coordination mechanisms. The

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Institutional Arrangements for Disaster Management in Myanmar

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Institutional Arrangements for Disaster Management in Myanmar

This document provides an overview of the existing institutional system for disaster management in Myanmar at all administrative levels, from national to local. The purpose of this document is to provide a comprehensive review of the existing institutional arrangements for disaster management for all relevant stakeholders. This document was written as part of the process

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Myanmar Disaster management Reference Handbook

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Myanmar Disaster management Reference Handbook

The Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance (CFE-DMHA) provides education and training and researches civil-military operations. Therefore, CFE created reference books on disaster management roles, processes, capabilities, and vulnerabilities. The handbook for Myanmar provides information for decision makers, planners, and responders to have a comprehensive understanding of the country’s disaster management plans

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