Country: Dominican Republic

Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in the Dominican RepublicDisaster statistics from UN-ISDR and CREDRisk country profile from Index for Risk Management Disaster response and management data from ReliefWebGovernment policiesHFA Progress Reports, government plans, and government statements – http://www.unisdr.org/partners/countries/domRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for the Dominican Republic

Review and Systematization of Disaster Preparedness Experiences in Urban Areas In the Caribbean Region

“Oxfam’s portfolio of urban disaster risk reduction projects in the Caribbean region are at the forefront of current practice. They offer an opportunity to review outputs, practice and lessons learned for Oxfam and the wider DRR community. This report aims to take that opportunity. Specifically it presents a review of DRR work in four urban …

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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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