effective law and regulation for DRR

Strengthening disaster laws to save more lives and restore livelihoods more quickly

Over the last ten years natural disasters have affected more than 2.4 billion people — the equivalent of one-third of the earth`s population — and they have cost over USD 910 billion in damages. Legislation is an important tool to address the threats posed by natural disasters. Laws can help ensure that the international response to […]

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Panel on: An Examination of International Law Frameworks in the Aftermath of Natural Disasters

Emory International Law Review SymposiumA Worldwide Response: An Examination of International Law Frameworks in the Aftermath of Natural DisastersPanel One: Disaster Law and Policy – How Can International Law Frameworks Better Assist When Disasters StrikePanelists: Jim Chen, Elyse Mosquini and Sophie Smyth

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World Justice Forum IV | Disaster Relief: Improving the Legal Framework

Moderated by David Caron, Dean of The Dickson Poon School of Law at King’s College London. Panelists include David Fisher, Global Coordinator for the Disaster Law Program at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies; Frank X. Neuner, Jr., Managing Partner at NeunerPate and Chairman of the Louisiana Public Defender Board; and

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