Decision No. 553/QD-TTg 2021 the Project for community awareness raising and natural disaster risk management
By 2030, 100% of households shall receive information on natural disasters
The Decision No. 553/QD-TTg approving the “Project for community awareness raising and community-based natural disaster risk management, with a vision toward 2030” is issued on April 06, 2021 by the Prime Minister.
Specifically, the Program strives to achieve the following goals by 2030: 100% of general training levels shall include natural disaster risk mitigation and prevention in some subjects for teaching; 100% of the people in communes prone to frequent typhoon, flashflood, landslide, flood, inundation drought and seawater intrusion and at least 50% of the people in other areas shall be disseminated natural disaster- related knowledge; Striving for 100% of households to receive sufficient information on natural disasters and disaster prevention and control directions, etc.
Besides, the Project includes 03 components as follows: Completing mechanisms, policies and documents guiding the implementation of community awareness raising and community-based natural disaster risk management; Capacity building for natural disaster prevention and control forces and government officials at all levels in managing and implementing community awareness raising and community-based natural disaster risk management activities; Strengthening propaganda, education to raise awareness; strengthening community capacity and skills in natural disaster risk mitigation.
The Project shall be implemented from 2021 to 2030 in all communes and rural-districts nationwide, in which priority is given for high-risk areas in communes and rural-districts frequently affected by natural disasters.
This Decision takes effect on the signing date.
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translation of the Official Gazette of the Vietnam News Agency
THE PRIME MINISTER
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence – Freedom – Happiness
Hanoi , April 06 , 2021
Approving the “Project for community awareness raising and community-based natural disaster risk management, with a vision toward 2030”
THE PRIME MINISTER
Pursuant to the Law on Organization of the Government dated June 19, 2015; the Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Law on Organization of the Government and the Law on Organization of Local Administration dated November 22, 2019;
Pursuant to the Law on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control dated June 19, 2013;
Pursuant to the Law on National Defense and Security Education dated June 19, 2013 and the Law on Hydro-meteorology dated November 23, 2015;
Pursuant to the Secretariat’s Directive No. 42-CT/TW dated March 24, 2020, strengthening the leadership of the Party in preventing, responding to and overcoming the consequences of natural disasters;
Pursuant to the Prime Minister’s Decision No. 379/QD-TTg, approving the National strategy for prevention and control of natural disasters through 2030, with a vision to 2050;
Pursuant to the Government’s Decree No. 94/2014/ND-CP dated October 17, 2014, on the setting up and management of natural disaster prevention and control funds and the Government’s Decree No. 83/2019/ND-CP dated November 12, 2019, amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Government’s Decree 94/2014/ND-CP dated October 17, 2014, on the setting up and management of natural disaster prevention and control funds;
At the proposal of the Minister of Agricultural and Rural Development;
Article 1. To approve the “Project for community awareness raising and community-based natural disaster risk management, with a vision toward 2030” (hereinafter referred to as the Project) with the following principal contents:
I. PROJECT'S OBJECTIVES
1. General objectives
To raise awareness of natural disasters and natural disaster response capacity for staff working in natural disaster prevention and control, local government officials and people in areas frequently affected by natural disasters, contributing to build commune-level and district-level communities that are safe from natural disasters and have the ability to adapt to climate change. To form a culture of prevention, proactively and actively participating in natural disaster prevention and control of the majority of people in order to contribute to the realization of the national criteria for new rural communes, minimizing the loss of life, property and the environment caused by natural disasters.