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Papua New Guinea: National Report in preparation for WCDR (2004)

There is a National Policy and Legislation addressing disaster risk reduction in Papua New Guinea. The National Executive Council (NEC) has endorsed the National Mitigation Policy but the legislation is currently under review.

The National Disaster Committee is the highest authority and the decision
making body on any policy matters. It comprises of Departmental heads of
various Government departments and has co-opted members from NGOs,
and diplomatic missions.

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  • Themes:Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
  • Countries/Regions:Oceania, Papua New Guinea

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