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Philippines: Disaster risk reduction and management act of 2010

An act strengthening the Philippine disaster risk reduction and management system, providing for the national disaster risk reduction and management framework and institutionalizing the national disaster risk reduction and management plan appropriating funds therefor and for other purposes.

The act aims to incorportate internationally accepted principles of disaster risk management in the creation and implementation of national, regional and local sustainable development and poverty reduction strategies, policies, plans and budgets. It seeks to adopt and implement a coherent, comprehensive, integrated, efficient and responsive disaster risk reduction program of government adhering to the principles of good governance.

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  • Themes:Community-based DRR, Disaster Risk Management, Governance
  • Countries/Regions:Philippines

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/22035

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