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South Africa: White paper on disaster management

This document discusses the national policy on disaster risk management in South Africa and the problems with current mechanisms for its implementation. It analyses country’s arrangements for funding disaster management and presents national institutional and legal framework for disaster risk reduction.

The document outlines the rationale and principles for the establishment of the National Disaster Management Centre, and describes its structure and functions.

Keywords

  • Themes:Disaster Risk Management, Economics of DRR, Governance
  • Countries/Regions:South Africa

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/31456

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