National policies and plans

2017

The Seventh National Development Plan (also known as 7NDP) was born out of Zambia's aspiration to be a prosperous middle-income country by 2030. To achieve this aspiration, it is imperative that the country articulates the processes, interventions and

Zambia - government
2015

This manual summarises the roles, responsibilities and procedures relating to the management of disasters in general in Zambia. It considers the fact that disasters take place in a local environment and that primary responders are the disaster victims

Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit
2015

The 2015 disaster management policy is based on a review of the 2005 policy, necessitated by the National Disaster Management Act No. 13 of 2010, the paradigm shift from disaster management to disaster risk reduction, climate change and decentralization

Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit
2010

An act to: (i) establish and provide for the maintenance and operation of a system for the anticipation, preparedness, prevention, coordination, mitigation and management of disaster situations and the organisation of relief and recovery from disasters;

Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit
2010

This brochure presents a summary of the Zambian disaster management act no 13, which was assented to on the 13th April 2010. The act has eight chapters and administrative provisions, including: (i) the preliminary; (ii) the National Disaster Management

Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit
2005

The Zambia National Disaster Management Operations Manual summarizes the roles, responsibilities and procedures relating to the management of disasters in general. It aims to strengthen the relationships and coordination among various players.

Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit
2005

The Government of Zambia has put in place a National Disaster Management Policy which provides policy direction and defines parameters within which the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit and other organizations/agencies operate.

Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit
2009

This contingency plan covers the 2009-2010 rainy season with the likely scenario of having floods as a hazard. This scenario is based on the 2009-2010 rainfall forecast for the country obtained from the Zambia Meteorological Department (ZMD). It

Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit