UNDP helps Vietnam enhance disaster risk management capacity
  • | VNA | January 28, 2013 08:16 PM
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are in coordination to carry out a project aimed at enhancing disaster risk management capacity in a large part of Vietnam.
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A budget of 4.95 million USD, mainly funded by the UNDP, has been approved by the MARD for phase II of project“ Institutional Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management in Vietnam, particularly climate change - related risks”.

According to the Ministry, the project has a target of building a strategy and mechanism to support the implementation of multilateral agreements as well as working out effective measures to reduce natural disaster risks and adapt to climate change.

The project is implemented in Hanoi and 20 other provinces and cities until 2016.

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