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The primary physical structures, technical facilities and systems whose disruption, failure or destruction have a serious impact on the functioning of society, the economy or the state within a natural hazard induced disaster context.

Thailand: Public-private should join forces in combating drought

29 Jan 2016, Thailand - gov

The Thailand government gave a press briefing on 'Public-Private Alliance on Combating of Drought' in which they stated that 2016 was another year in which drought situation was severe with very little amount of water budget. The public was urged to rest assured that the Government is making efforts in implementing water management measures, which may result in insufficient water for agricultural purposes. The Government called on farmers to understand and cooperate, and place priority on public interests by implementing water management measures. The drought disaster this time is a challenge that has impacted all, therefore, cooperation from all is needed...

Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 4.2 [PDF, 102Kb]Social development policies and plans are being implemented to reduce the vulnerability of populations most at risk
  • Indicator 4.3 [PDF, 93Kb]Economic and productive sectorial policies and plans have been implemented to reduce the vulnerability of economic activities
  • Indicator 4.6 [PDF, 85Kb]Procedures are in place to assess the disaster risk impacts of major development projects, especially infrastructure
  • Indicator 5.3 [PDF, 86Kb]Financial reserves and contingency mechanisms are in place to support effective response and recovery when required.

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