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9 June 2017

Kyrgyzstan leading the way on IDRL in Central Asia

Exciting developments have taken place in Kyrgyzstan, as the government adopted a new law on IDRL in May 2017.
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.
Kyrgyzstan to take the regional lead on legislation for the facilitation of international disaster relief assistance
17 July 2015

Kyrgyzstan to take the regional lead on legislation for the facilitation of international disaster relief assistance

More than sixty representatives from government, parliament, the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, UN agencies and NGOs met at the UN House in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan to mull over a new draft law on “International Humanitarian Aid in Emergency Situations”.
Armenian Red Cross launches legal review to build resilience in Yerevan
28 November 2014

Armenian Red Cross launches legal review to build resilience in Yerevan

The Armenian Red Cross Society (ARCS) became the first National Society to launch an urban disaster law project, seeking to review the legal framework for reducing disaster risk in Yerevan and determine how it might be strengthened
CIS interparliamentary assembly adopts model act on int'l disaster assistance
28 November 2014

CIS interparliamentary assembly adopts model act on int'l disaster assistance

CIS Interparliamentary Assembly adopts a new model act on international disaster cooperation.
Dutch manual for when the sinkable is not unthinkable
18 April 2014

Dutch manual for when the sinkable is not unthinkable

The procedures set out in the Dutch Manual for Incoming Foreign Assistance were tested under the worst flood scenario in a simulation exercise. Subsequently a number of improvements were intoduced into the final version of a new legal tool in 2010.
A big step forward in coordination of international assistance in Bosnia and Herzegovina
18 April 2014

A big step forward in coordination of international assistance in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina issued new Instructions on receiving, sending and transiting of international assistance for protection and rescue purposes.
From Plans to Action:  disaster law advances across Eastern Europe and Central Asia
9 December 2013

From Plans to Action: disaster law advances across Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Headlines were made in Astana, Bishkek, Dushanbe, and St Petersburg, where important steps were taken to strengthen national and regional legislative instruments for disaster response.
Host Nation Support – Six European National Societies Assess Implementation of the Guidelines
9 December 2013

Host Nation Support – Six European National Societies Assess Implementation of the Guidelines

Six National Societies launch projects to review their countries’ implementation of the EU HNS and IDRL Guidelines.
Event at European Parliament hears calls for more active EU promotion of IDRL
28 June 2013

Event at European Parliament hears calls for more active EU promotion of IDRL

On 5 June, H.E. Michèle Striffler, Permanent Rapporteur of the European Parliament for Humanitarian Aid, hosted the Parliament’s first-ever event examining the regulation of international disaster ...
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