Surviving Alone: Improving Assistance to Colombia’s Flood Victims

This Refugees International report highlits shortcomings in the Colombian governtment’s and international agencies’ reponse to the 2010-2011 floods in order to ensure Colombia is better prepared for future flood events. While Colombia has committed to a disaster management framework, the severity of the emergency highlighted gaps in the system including the notable lack of local capacity to prepare for and implement a response.

Summary, Full report
http://refugeesinternational.org/policy/in-depth-report/surviving-alone-improving-assistance-colombias-flood-victims, http://refugeesinternational.org/sites/default/files/Surviving_Alone_FINAL2.pdf

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