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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.
Nepal: Government holds Consultation on Draft International Assistance Directive
13 December 2016

Nepal: Government holds Consultation on Draft International Assistance Directive

IDRL Guidelines provide guidance for governments on how to strengthen their legal and policy frameworks
How Cyclone Pam led Vanuatu to rethink its disaster laws
2 August 2016

How Cyclone Pam led Vanuatu to rethink its disaster laws

Disasters such as Cyclone Pam offer a wake-up call for countries to reflect on areas for improvement and consolidation
Looking at Disaster Laws in DPRK
1 July 2016

Looking at Disaster Laws in DPRK

Workshop on Legal Frameworks for Disaster Response and Reduction held in Pyongyang to improve legal framework in DPRK
Disaster law in Lebanon: improving the law to improve lives
1 April 2016

Disaster law in Lebanon: improving the law to improve lives

Lebanon readies its laws for future disasters.
Unsolicited donations after disaster:  generosity gone awry
1 April 2016

Unsolicited donations after disaster: generosity gone awry

Recent disasters in the Pacific underline the importance of focusing on the right aid -- not just what might be most available.
Nepal moves to strengthen preparedness for international disaster assistance
1 April 2016

Nepal moves to strengthen preparedness for international disaster assistance

In the aftermath of the 2015 earthquake, Nepal looks to strengthen its legal preparedness.
New protocol for mutual humanitarian assistance in Central America
1 April 2016

New protocol for mutual humanitarian assistance in Central America

A new regional protocol will reduce delays in future relief efforts.
African customs officials prepare for future disasters
1 April 2016

African customs officials prepare for future disasters

Regional workshop brings the role of customs in disasters to the fore.
New humanitarian hub in Panama to build on solid legal foundation
1 April 2016

New humanitarian hub in Panama to build on solid legal foundation

Panama to build on a solid legal basis for its regional humanitarian hub.

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