External research links

The following external links are gathered for the convenience of legal researchers interested in disaster law.  The IFRC can take no responsibility for their content.  Researchers may also find the IFRC's own Disaster Law Database useful.

International law and norms

  • UN Treaty Collection , maintained by the UN Office of Legal Affairs, includes information about treaties deposited at the UN

Regional law and norms

  • EUR-Lex provides direct free access to European Union law

Comparative databases of national law

  • ECOLEX, maintained by Food and Agriculture Organization, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and the United Nations Environment Programme, compiles national environmental legislation
  • FAOLEX, maintained by the Food and Agriculture Organization, collects laws related to food, agriculture and the environment
  • WorldLII, maintained by seven cooperating legal information institutes, consolidates legal databases from 48 jurisdictions in 20 countries
  • N-Lex - European national laws
  • Swiss Institute of Comparative Law, provides links to national law sites as well as other online databases 
  • Government Gazettes Online, maintained by the University of Michigan, includes links to official gazettes from a number of countries 
  •  Foreign Laws Online, maintained by the University of Wisconsin, includes links to other legal databases

Other resources