Vietnam: Country Case Study Report. How Law and Regulation Support Disaster Risk Reduction

Vietnam: Country Case Study Report. How Law and Regulation Support Disaster Risk Reduction

This case study explores the extent to which legal frameworks in Vietnam support national and local disaster risk reduction (DRR) efforts against natural hazards. It covers a wide range of law and regulatory issues including the integration of DRR into disaster management laws, institutional arrangements, liability, early warning systems, infrastructure, building codes, land use planning, environmental management/climate change adaptation, awareness-raising and education.