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Chapter Six: Recovery & Reconstruction after Disaster
Article 36
(Implementation of Recovery & Reconstruction after Disaster)
Various tiers of governments and related public enterprises shall implement recovery and reconstruction after a disaster according to applicable laws and disaster prevention and protection plan while encouraging the civil organizations and enterprises to provide supports.
1. Investigate, study, evaluate and analyze disaster situations and needs of victims.
2. Authorize and implement program and proposals for recovery and reconstruction after a disaster.
3. Record and allot volunteers.
4. Distribute and handle donated resources and money and allocate relief.
5. Attend to casualties, settle people and order maintenance in disaster areas.
6. Medical care, epidemic prevention and psychological counseling.
7. Rebuild school dormitories and its supplementary public facilities.
8. Schooling and boarding of affected students.
9. Approve or assist the drafting of urgent repair and recovery of heritage, historical sites and buildings.
10. Emergency responses, including investigation of damage of heritage, historical sites and buildings, urgency repair and reinforcement.
11. Safety evaluation and handling of damaged structures.
12. Recovery of houses, public buildings, urban renewal and handling of land ownership.
13. Repair utilities including water conservancy, soil and water conservation, environmental protection, tele-communications, electricity, water, oil and gas, and regulate resource supplies.
14. Repair tracks, roads, bridges, mass transportation, airports, ports and agriculture and fisheries.
15. Environment disinfection and reject processing.
16. Employment services for people and reconstruction of industry.
17. Other issues related to recovery and reconstruction.
Various tiers of governments shall depending on its functional authorities include the mitigation affairs under the preceding paragraph to each prevention and protection plan.
Public enterprises shall depending on its functional authorities depend on its disaster prevention and protection operation plan to implement mitigation affairs.
Article 37
(Creation & Dismissal of Reconstruction Promotion Commission)
To execute recovery and reconstruction after a disaster, government at each tier may create a tasking commission to promote the reconstruction with members assigned from all agencies concerned. The organizing regulation of such a commission shall be set forth by the respective government.
The reconstruction promotion commission may only be dismissed upon the completion of the recovery and reconstruction after a disaster.
Article 37-1
In case of traffic interruption or where damage of public utilities concerns safety of people due to occurrence of disaster, various tiers of government shall simplify administrative procedures and shall not be subject to Regional Planning Act, Urban Planning Law, Water and Soil Conservation Law, Slopland Conservation and Utilization Act, Forest Law, Water Act, National Park Law and other restrictions from related laws or acts in order to make urgency repairs or reconstruction.
Simplified administrative procedures and measures not subject to related laws or acts under the preceding paragraph shall be reimbursed with the procedure to be enacted by the central disaster prevention and protection operation regulating authorities and the municipal government, or county (city) governments.
Article 37-2
Where normal living conditions are affected due to occurrence of natural disaster, various tiers of government shall, in terms of delimiting, acquiring, altering, evaluating, managing, protecting land and building, simplify administrative procedures and shall not be subject to Regional Planning Act, Urban Planning Law, Construction Law, Urban Renewal Regulation, Environmental Impact Assessment Law, Water and Soil Conservation Law, and other restrictions from related laws or acts in order to provide proper settlement for disadvantaged minority or to adopt recovery measures.
Simplified administrative procedures and measures not subject to related laws or acts under the preceding paragraph shall be reimbursed with the procedure to be enacted by the central disaster prevention and protection operation regulating authorities and the municipal government, or county (city) governments.