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Angola: Presidential Decree No. 29/16 approving the national plan for the preparation, resilience, response and recovery from natural disasters for the period 2015-2017

  • Title in original language: Decreto Presidencial n. 29/16 - Aprova o Plano Nacional de Preparação, Contingência, Resposta e Recuperação de Calamidades e Desastres, para o período 2015/2017
  • Publication date: 2016
  • Source:Angola - government

This Presidential Decree approves the National Plan for the preparation, resilience, response and recovery from natural disasters for the period 2015-2017. This National Plan, consisting of 6 Sections, containing maps and tables, establishes the disaster risks and the steps to be taken while a natural emergency is ocurring over the National territory, including droughts, floods, fires, etc. This Strategic Plan aims to contribute to the country's sustainable development process, by reducing vulnerability and the impact of disasters, focusing on the areas of higher incidence of poverty and environmental degradation, through meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), in compliance with the Basic Law of Civil Protection, approved by Law No. 28/03 of 7 November, focusing on the relationship between the impact of disasters in development processes, on the objectives, on the strategic lines of prevention and reduction of the disaster risk management as well as on organizational aspects.

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  • Themes:Disaster Risk Management, Governance
  • Countries/Regions:Angola

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/59242


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