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32nd International Conference: Side event - MIKTA efforts on strengthening international disaster response laws side event

Wednesday 9 December, 8:00–9:00, Room 7/8
(English)

Hosts: Governments and National Societies of Mexico, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, Turkey, and Australia (MIKTA)

Global experience has shown that managing international assistance operations is becoming increasingly complex. The absence of a specific domestic regulatory framework can make it very difficult for an affected state to properly oversee, regulate and facilitate the entry of life-saving relief. Ad hoc approaches, hastily devised in the wake of a catastrophic disaster, have often led to the lack of coordination and the arrival of inappropriate or poor quality relief. They also frequently result in unnecessary restrictions, delays and expenses hampering the right aid, just when it is most urgently needed. MIKTA (Mexico, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, Turkey and Australia) countries have comprehensive rules or procedures in place related to international disaster assistance and they would like to share their good practices and experience in legal preparedness to manage potential future international disaster response.

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Hosts: Governments and National Societies of Mexico, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, Turkey, and Australia

Start Date : 09 December 2015 08:00
End Date : 09 December 2015 09:00
Location : CICG, Geneva, Switzerland
Region : - Global -
Areas of activity : Disaster law


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