National policies and plans

2015

The Zanzibar Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act 2015 establishes the legal framework for disaster risk reduction and management in Zanzibar in the United Republic of Tanzania, outlining the institutional arrangements, authorities and functions

United Republic of Tanzania - government
2015

This act sets out a comprehensive legal framework for disaster risk management. It provides for the establishment of Tanzania Disaster Management Agency (TDMA), which is the national focal point for coordination of disaster risk reduction and management

United Republic of Tanzania - government
2014

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives (MAFC) is taking action on climate change in Tanzania. In line with the National Climate Change Strategy (2013), which calls for all climate-sensitive sectors to develop action plans to implement

United Republic of Tanzania - government
2014

This act sets out a comprehensive legal framework for disaster risk management. It provides for the establishment of the Disaster Management Agency, as well as for disaster risk management and the National Disaster Management Plan, coordination mechanism

United Republic of Tanzania - government
2013

A statement in which the participants of the 4th Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), including governments, intergovernmental regional organizations, bilateral and multilateral donors, United Nations, academic and technical

African Union United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
2012

This Strategy has been developed in response to the growing concern of the negative impacts of climate change and climate variability on the country’s social, economic and physical environment. Its overall aim is to enhance the technical, institutional

United Republic of Tanzania - government
2011

The purpose of the Zanzibar Disaster Communication Strategy (ZDCS) is to ensure the operability, interoperability and continuity of communications to allow emergency responders to communicate as needed, on demand, and as authorized at all levels of the

United Republic of Tanzania - government
2011

The Zanzibar Disaster Management Policy of 2011 provides a situational analysis of the natural hazard risks faced by Zanzibar in the United Republic of Tanzania. It documents the linkages between disaster management and development policies in Zanzibar

United Republic of Tanzania - government
2011

A declaration, adopted by 19 climate vulnerable countries, reaffirming the commitment by climate vulnerable countries to focus on adaptation, particularly in the short term in order to minimise immediate danger, and calling on developed countries to

United Republic of Tanzania - government Bangladesh - government Ethiopia - government Nepal - government Philippines - government Maldives - government Ghana - government Kenya - government Afghanistan - government Bhutan - government Costa Rica - government Madagascar - government Rwanda - government Saint Lucia - government Viet Nam - government Vanuatu - government Tuvalu - government Kiribati - government Timor-Leste - government
1990

This act provides for the establishment, structure, organization, powers, functioning and responsibilities of the Disaster Relief Committee of Tanzania, and for the establishment, maintenance and operations of a system for the anticipation, coordination

United Republic of Tanzania - government