Decree 66/2021/ND-CP detailing the Law on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control
Re-broadcast directives on response to level-3 natural disasters at least once every 3 hours
Accordingly, the Vietnam Television, Voice of Vietnam, radio and television stations of provinces and centrally run cities, news and press agencies and specialized information systems shall broadcast/publish contents of directives on natural disaster response right after receiving these directives and re-broadcast/re-publish them at least once every 3 hours, in cases of natural disasters of up to level 3, or once every hour, in cases of natural disasters of a level higher than level 3, and prioritize the broadcasting/publishing of news in natural disaster emergency circumstances until new directives are issued.
The time of broadcasting news on direction and command of natural disaster response includes the time for broadcasting full contents of directives and commands on natural disaster response of competent agencies and disaster forecasting and warning bulletins, stating changes in the contents of directives and commands and updating developments of natural disasters and natural disaster response activities.
Besides, allowance levels for commune-level natural disaster preparedness force members who are not covered by social insurance in case they encounter accidents or die shall be as follows: In case accidents cause a decrease of 5% of the working capacity, they will be entitled to an allowance of VND 7,450,000; and then, VND 745,000 for every extra 1% decrease of their working capacity; In case of death or encountering fatal accidents, their relatives will be entitled to survivorship allowance of VND 53,640,000; while persons who take charge of their funeral will receive a payment of funeral costs of VND 14,900,000; etc.
This Decree takes effect on August 20, 2021.
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translation of the Official Gazette of the Vietnam News Agency
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Hanoi, July 6, 2021
Detailing a number of articles of the Law on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control and the Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Law on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control and the Law on Dikes
Pursuant to the June 19, 2015 Law on Organization of the Government; and the November 22, 2019 Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Law on Organization of the Government and the Law on Organization of Local Administration;
Pursuant to the June 19, 2013 Law on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control; and the June 17, 2020 Law Amending and Supplementing Number of Articles of the Law on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control and the Law on Dikes;
Pursuant to the June 18, 2014 Construction Law; and the June 17, 2020 Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Construction Law;
Pursuant to the June 25, 2015 Law on the State Budget;
Pursuant the June 13, 2019 Law on Public Investment;
Pursuant to the December 9, 2020 Ordinance on Preferential Treatment toward People with Meritorious Services to the Revolution;
At the proposal of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development;
The Government promulgates the Decree detailing a number of articles of the Law on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control and the Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Law on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control and the Law on Dikes.
Article 1. Scope of regulation
This Decree details a number of articles of the Law on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, regarding responsibilities for transmitting news, frequency and time of broadcasting news, information networks, equipment and devices serving the direction and command of natural disaster response activities; assignment and delegation of responsibilities and coordination in natural disaster response; natural disaster emergency circumstances, types of emergency projects for natural disaster prevention and control and consequence remediation; natural disaster consequence remediation activities; mobilization, donation and distribution of resources for provision of relief and support to remediate consequences of natural disasters; rights and obligations of foreign organizations and individuals and international organizations participating in natural disaster response and consequence remediation in Vietnam; organizational structures and tasks of agencies directing and commanding natural disaster prevention and control activities and the mechanism on coordination between the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control and the National Committee for Incident and Disaster Response and Search and Rescue; and regimes and policies applicable to commune-level natural disaster preparedness forces.