FEMS Country Progress Report Lao ADPC: FEMS Country Progress Report Lao

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: 0.32 MB


Publication Overview/Description

The Mekong River Commission Secretariat (MRCS) has completed the implementation of the Phase I 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 FEMS-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 under the FEMS-Phase 2 (FEMS-II).

FEMS-II in Lao PDR focused on four target districts of two target provinces: the districts of Hinboun, Mahaxai and Yommalath in Khammouane province and Xaibouly district in Savannakhet province.