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10 March 2017

Interview with Ronald Jackson - Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency

Interview with Ronald Jackson - Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency
Securing their land: Ecuador Red Cross successfully supports communities to obtain new land titles after earthquake
16 February 2017

Securing their land: Ecuador Red Cross successfully supports communities to obtain new land titles after earthquake

In December 2016, the Ecuador Red Cross and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies organized a regional training workshop in Ecuador to share this recent experience in supporting communities to resolve HLP issues.
Disaster law declaration adopted at high level forum for the Middle East and North Africa, paving the way for regional and national cooperation
16 February 2017

Disaster law declaration adopted at high level forum for the Middle East and North Africa, paving the way for regional and national cooperation

Qatar Red Crescent and IFRC hosted the MENA Disaster Law Expert Consultation this week from 13 -14 December in Doha, Qatar.
Local leaders: Costa Rica Red Cross continues to carry out its unique humanitarian mandate
16 February 2017

Local leaders: Costa Rica Red Cross continues to carry out its unique humanitarian mandate

The Governing Board, National Council and regional Presidents of Costa Rica Red Cross gathered in January 2017 to discuss and reflect on their mandate and auxiliary function.
Cambodia: taking the law off the shelf
11 February 2017

Cambodia: taking the law off the shelf

Cambodia Red Cross continues to show leadership in the dissemination of the 2015 Law on Disaster Management, with the objective to ensure greater understanding of the rights, roles and responsibilities of various actors provided in the law.
Central Asia declaration reaffirms regional commitment to disaster law
9 February 2017

Central Asia declaration reaffirms regional commitment to disaster law

Last month, the National Societies and Governments of four of the Central Asian states (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan) came together for a regional ‘consultative conference on legal aspects of disaster risk reduction’, held in Almaty.
Research underway on Law and International Disaster Response in Bangladesh
26 January 2017

Research underway on Law and International Disaster Response in Bangladesh

IFRC will be working with the BDRCS, the Government of Bangladesh and the UN to examine Bangladesh’s legal and policy preparedness to coordinate and facilitate international disaster assistance, in the wake of a large scale disaster.
Viet Nam – Ensuring Community Awareness and Participation in Disaster Law and Policy Making
26 January 2017

Viet Nam – Ensuring Community Awareness and Participation in Disaster Law and Policy Making

A Lessons Learnt Workshop on Disaster Law Implementation in Vietnam was held in October 2016 exploring issues relating to the implementation of the disaster risk and climate change framework in Vietnam.
Integrating regional response mechanisms into the Framework for Resilient Development in the Pacific
25 January 2017

Integrating regional response mechanisms into the Framework for Resilient Development in the Pacific

Pacific Leaders endorsed the world's first ever integrated regional framework to build resilience to climate change and disasters at the annual Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) late last year.
Launch of DRR and Law: Checklist Assessment Report in Indonesia
13 December 2016

Launch of DRR and Law: Checklist Assessment Report in Indonesia

The report was launched as part of the Partners for Resilience (PfR) event held in Jakarta on 30 November 2016.

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