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FEMS Country Progress Report Vietnam ADPC: FEMS Country Progress Report Vietnam

Published on: 06/30/2011

Language: English

Author(s): Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Department: Disaster Risk Management System

Type: Progress and Assessment Reports

File size: 0.41 MB

 

Publication Overview/Description

The Mekong River Commission Secretariat (MRCS) has completed the implementation of the
Phase 1 of GTZ-funded Flood Emergency Management Strengthening (FEMS) project, Component
4 of the MRC's Flood Management and Mitigation Program (FMMP) with technical support from
the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC). The project started from September 2004 to April
2008.

The findings of the GTZ Project Progress Review (PPR) suggested that the GTZ-Phase 1 has
contributed to strengthened capacity of local disaster management authorities in developing and
implementing local Flood Preparedness Program (FPP) and as recommended by the MRC member
countries the existing activities needs to be intensified in Cambodia and Vietnam and experiences
expanded in more target areas in Lao PDR and Thailand.

In Vietnam the target areas are the two flood prone provinces, An Giang and Dong Thap and six
districts including Chau Thanh, Tan Chau and An Phu districts (An Giang); and Thanh Binh, Tan
Hong, Tam Nong districts (Dong Thap).