Funds for natural disaster prevention and control in vietnam: A review

This report aims to support the GoV in taking stock of the current frameworks for financing disaster prevention and control, focusing on the Natural Disaster Prevention and Control Funds (DPCFs). It analyzes the constraints in operationalizing the DPCFs, looks at relevant international experience, and identifies opportunities for improving the DPCFs. The report also serves as an input to inform GoV’s revision of relevant regulations governing the DPCFs and other financing instruments as appropriate. The report draws on the significant inputs and responses provided by the MARD, MoF, and the provinces and cities selected for field visits.2 The expression “disaster” in this report refers to natural hazard events that have significant impact on the livelihoods, economic activities, and assets of various stakeholders.