disaster law

Participación en la Formulación de Planes Nacionales de adaptación al Cambio Climático

Esta guía está destinada a apoyar los esfuerzos de las Sociedades Nacionales de la Cruz Roja y de la Media Luna Roja en las deliberaciones sobre políticas nacionales relativas a la adaptación al cambio climático, en particular a través de la elaboración de planes nacionales de adaptación al cambio climático (PNA) por parte de los […]

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Legislative Advocacy for Disaster Risk Reduction: Guidance Note No. 1

Good legislation can play a critical role in reducing disaster risk. This has always been clear for man-made hazards, such as oil spills, faulty construction, and industrial accidents, all of which can be greatly reduced through well-enforced rules and standards. Natural disasters, on the other hand, have traditionally been thought of as an inevitable fact of life, beyond

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DRR law in Philippines, Rep. Act 10121

´An Act stregthening the Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management System, providing for the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management framweork and institutionalizing the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Plan, appropriatting funds there for and for other purposes…} This Act shall be known as the ”Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010“.  Philippine

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Disasters in the Americas: The case for legal preparedness

A set of case studies that highlight the importance of adequately facilitating and regulating outside international humanitarian assistance in the event of natural disasters. Case studies include the following examples: Dominican Republic law encourages civil society empowerment Preparing Colombia to better manage international assistance Earthquake law eases recovery in Chile IFRC, 2011. Disasters in the

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