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Better laws, safer communities? Emerging themes on how legislation can support disaster risk reduction

IFRC, 15 May 2013

The IFRC and the UNDP are currently engaged in a global DRR research project which seeks to identify best practice in legislation for DRR and its implementation, as well as common gaps or issues that need additional focus. It will draw on desk studies of the laws of 26 countries and more comprehensive analyses of both laws and their implementation in 15 countries from all regions of the globe. This pamphlet sets out some of the preliminary findings that the IFRC is noticing from the joint research.

English, Spanish

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Ethiopia: Country Case Study Report - How Law and Regulation Supports Disaster Risk Reduction

IFRC, 15 May 2013

This report is the second of a series of case studies the IFRC is undertaking with UNDP as part of a global research project to learn about how law and regulation supports disaster risk reduction, particularly at the community level.

English

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Nicaragua: Country Case Study - How Law and Regulation Supports Disaster Risk Reduction

IFRC, 15 May 2013

This report is the first of a series of case studies the IFRC is undertaking with UNDP as part of a global research project to learn about how law and regulation supports disaster risk reduction, particularly at the community level.

Spanish

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IDRL in Peru

IFRC, 28 February 2013

The study was conducted in collaboration with the Peruvian Red Cross and the National Institute of Civil Defence (INDECI). Among the key recommendations are to strengthen the coordination mechanism for international humanitarian assistance lead by INDECI, and to develop protocols and procedures to facilitate international relief operations in the country.

Spanish

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Legal Preparedness for International Disaster Response in Kazakhstan

Professor Marat Sarsembaev, 28 February 2013

This report was commissioned by the Kazakhstan Red Crescent. The question of disaster response is important for Kazakhstan, as its vast territory includes a variety of terrain subject to different natural and man-made hazards, including earthquakes, floods, mud flows, avalanches, landslides, and landfalls.

English

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IDRL in Argentina

IFRC, 28 February 2013

The IDRL report on Argentina was prepared in collaboration with the Argentinean Red Cross. It is based on the findings of an initial desk review and research project on the national legal framework applicable to international disaster relief operations.

Spanish

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IDRL in the Cook Islands

Ms. Fine Tu’itupou-Arnold, legal researcher for the Cook Islands Red Cross, 1 December 2012

This report was commissioned by the IFRC and prepared by the Cook Islands Red Cross Society. It analyses the existing legal and policy frameworks for disaster management and response in the Cook Islands, with a focus on the facilitation and regulation of international disaster assistance.

English

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IDRL in Mozambique - International Disaster Response Law (IDRL) in Mozambique

IFRC, 30 June 2012
70p, 1.6 Mb

This report was drafted at the request of the IFRC and Mozambique Red Cross Society in consultation with the Instituto Nacional de Gestão de Calamidades, and prepared by Fernanda La-Salette de Vasconcelos Teixeira, a consultant to the Mozambique Red Cross. It analyzes existing laws and procedures in Mozambique related to the receipt of international assistance in disasters.

Document in Portuguese

English

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IDRL in Colombia - A study on legal preparedness for international disaster assistance in Colombia - Summary version

IFRC, 30 April 2012
16p, 692 kB

This report was drafted at the request of the IFRC and the Colombian Red Cross Society in cooperation with the Department of Risk Management of the Colombian Ministry of Justice and the Interior. The report analyzes the legal and policy framework relating to Colombian regulations on international assistance in the event of disaster.

Full Report in Spanish

English, Spanish

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IDRL in Haiti - A study on the legal framework for the facilitation and regulation of international disaster response in Haiti

IFRC, 1 January 2012
68 pages, 1.7 Mb

This report analyzes the current legal and policy frameworks in Haiti that address common issues related to receiving international assistance for disasters. The report makes recommendations to the Haitian Government on the best way to strengthen its legal framework for international disaster response, particularly in the light of the response to the earthquake in January 2010.

English, French

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