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 America: The case for legal preparedness
http://www.ifrc.org/PageFiles/93887/Disasters%20in%20Americas_2011%20(2).pdf

Are you sure you want to delete this "resource"?
This item will be deleted immediately. You cannot undo this action.
File Name File Size Download
Disasters%20in%20Americas_2011.pdf

Related Resources

Awareness material, Case Study, Guidance material, Report
20 Oct 2015
This Good Practice Review identifies and discusses the principles and practice of disaster risk reduction (DRR), drawing on experiences from around the world. It gives guidance on the main issues that should be taken into consideration when carrying ...
Tags: Awareness material, Case Study, Guidance material, Report, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management
Report
26 Nov 2017
The List of Participants in the 2018 CAP Implementation Workshop is divided into three parts: Participants Affiliated with Governmental Organizations Participants Affiliated with International Organizations Participants Affiliated with Other Organiza...
Tags: Report, Early Warning Systems
Report
01 Apr 2014
Case studies of VCAs undertaken in the Bahamas in 2010. ¬† The locations include: Arthur’s Town; Fox Hill; South Eleuthera.
Tags: Report