Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002)

To provide for-

* an integrated and co-ordinated disaster management policy that focuses on preventing or reducing the risk of disasters, mitigating the severity of disasters, emergency preparedness, rapid and effective  response to disasters and post-disaster recovery and rehabilitation;

* the establishment and functioning of national, provincial and municipal disaster manage­ment centres;

* disaster management volunteers; and

* matters incidental thereto.

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