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A Study on the Improvements of Crisis Management Act in Korea - The Case of Japan and the Insights -

  • Crisisonomy
  • Abbr : KRCEM
  • 2011, 7(4), pp.57-76
  • Publisher : Crisis and Emergency Management: Theory and Praxis
  • Research Area : Social Science > Public Policy > Public Policy in general

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1게이오대학

Candidate

ABSTRACT

In recent years, we have witnessed a series of spectacular crises and disasters. The world of crises and disasters seems to be changing. Unfortunately, contemporary societies are becoming more vulnerable to relatively small disturbances. In the international community, there is growing recognition that the focus of crisis management must shift from response- oriented and recovery toward mitigation. In 2004, the Council of Korea Government has enacted the Disaster and Safety Management Act, which incorporates a broader focus based on principles of disaster management process. But, the government requires promote a national strategy that emphasizes intergovernmental cooperation and coordination for crisis management process and hazard risk reduction. Furthermore, the law needed to improve with revisions that the purpose of identifying, assessing, and its to built in crisis management context. It requires that the government make to a law on comprehensive crisis and emergency management, temporarily called the National Crisis Management Act.

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