Region: East Asia
GDP (Million US$): $1,600.00
Disaster Risk Profile: Prone to floods, fires, drought, heavy snow, earthquakes and yellow-dust phenomena resulting in $700 million in damages on an annual basis.
Inform Risk Rating: 5.6
DRR Plans and Policies
Act on Disaster Risk Management and Reduction
Disaster Management System
The MOIS is the main disaster management body in Korea. The ministry focuses on building a comprehensive and prompt approach to coping with disasters and safety through building a systematic disaster and safety management system. The MOIS has adopted an integrated disaster and safety information system which handles all phases of a disaster through cross-government communication and collaboration.