Manual on flood preparedness program for provincial and district level authorities in the Lower Mekong Basin countries

A manual to assist provincial and district level disaster management committees to develop and implement a Flood Preparedness Program, developed from curriculum of training courses delivered in Mekong countries. The manual covers: (1) Flood Preparedness Planning; (2) Preparation of a provincial and district profile; (3) Hazard, vulnerability and capacity assessments; (4) Institutional mechanisms for flood preparedness; (5) Institutional terms of reference for flood preparedness planning; (6) Flood risk reduction measures; (7) Preparing a resource inventory; (8) Assessment and upgrading of programs; (9) Mainstreaming special needs of vulnerable groups into flood planning; and (10) Integration with national, provincial and district development plans.

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Field Value
Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
Topics
  • Disaster preparedness and emergency response policy and administration
  • Education and training
  • Floods
  • Provincial and local governments
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
  • Viet Nam
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Thailand
  • Myanmar
Copyright Unclear copyright
Version / Edition 1.0
Co-author (coorporate) Flood Management and Mitigation Program,Mekong River Commission
Publication date 2009
Date Uploaded May 26, 2015, 10:00 (UTC)
Date Modified January 11, 2016, 20:00 (UTC)