3 Apr 2014, IRIN
What the government wanted was an National Disaster Management Authority that stands ready to pre-empt and respond to natural disasters as they occur. Did it get it? Opinions vary, reports IRIN. 'These bodies lack coordination, expertise and suffer from poor governance,' one analyst told IRIN. Others point to 'under-resourced' local officials. 'We have learnt a lot since we first began work', says the NDMA...
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Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08 *: Including tsunami
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Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.