Disaster law

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Disaster law publications

Browse disaster law reports from around the world.

Disaster law events

Learn about our upcoming and prior events.

Key disaster law issues

Explore the disaster law issues that the IFRC is following.

Interactive introduction to IDRL

Take 30 minutes to learn about law and legal issues in international disaster relief.

About the Disaster Law Programme

Learn about who we are and what we do.

Legislative achievements

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Profiles in disaster law advocacy

Doan Van Thai
"Our new law is a significant step for Vietnam to prepare our people to reduce the risks and impacts of disasters" (More)

Fine Tuitupou-Arnold

Fine Tuitupou-Arnold
"I see an immediate need for IDRL in the Pacific.  It is everyone’s responsibility to be prepared for disasters." (More)

Chaim Rafalowski
"We are working on special procedures to ease the entry of foreign medical teams in Israel."  (More)

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