|Name:||Resolution No. 1322 of 2005 creating the Disaster Management Support Centre.|
|Country:||Syrian Arab Republic|
|Subject(s):||Protection against particular hazards|
|Type of legislation:||Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)|
|Entry into force:|
|Published on:||Official Gazette, 2005-05-04, No. 18, 2 pp.
|Bibliography:||Official Gazette, 2005-05-04, No. 18, 2 pp.
Act on-line in Arabic Legal Office FAOLEX, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations PDF (consulted on 2010-05-10)
|Abstract/Citation:||The aim of this Resolution is to create the Disaster Management Support Centre and its departments, and to define their duties. This Resolution is composed of 7 articles. Article 1 decrees that the Centre shall be placed under the control of the Council of Ministries. Article 2 defines functions and duties of the Centre which shall include: (a) creation of a database for probable disasters; (b) development of plans to control the impact of disasters; (c) capacity building of specialists and technical cadres; (d) response to probable disasters; (e) monitoring of disasters; (f) coordination between the different competent authorities for the choice of appropriate means to respond to disasters; (g) education about large disasters; (h) preparation of studies related to alternative lodging and accommodation; and (i) disaster impact assessments. Article 3 addresses functions and duties of the departments. Article 4 subdivides the Centre into the following departments: Planning and Training; Research; Analysis and Assessment; Information and Database; Communication and Coordination; and Administrative Affairs. Articles 5-7 pertain to the subdivision and management of the departments.|