Tags: effective law and regulation for DRR

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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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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Disaster law in West Africa

This video includes interviews and highlights from a regional conference on disaster law in West Africa co-hosted by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and ECOWAS in Dakar in September 2012.