Nga Kor Ming pointed out that after the Batang Kali landslide, the ministry and the Town and Country Planning Department have started to prepare a draft of campsite guidelines, which is expected to be completed by the end of April after taking into account the opinions of relevant people.

Highlights Of Campsite Guidelines

Campsite Guidelines
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Nga Kor Ming noted that the highlights of the campsite guidelines include:

  • The suitability of camping in mountainous, seaside, riverside, forest and natural disaster risk areas where camping is allowed
  • Determining the appropriate distance from restricted areas, location, slope and strength of the soil to ensure the safety of the campsite
  • Necessity and appropriateness of access to the campsite
    Infrastructure needs such as drainage, water supply, electricity, sewage disposal, solid waste disposal, management office, assembly areas, first aid facilities, toilets, kitchen, prayer room, etc.
  • Camp operation and management, including registration, safety briefings, staff requirements and emergency management.

He mentioned that the draft camping plan focuses on basic camping activities, i.e., pitching tents and self-prepared basic equipment, gear, and food in a natural environment.

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