Purpose:

This summary provides a brief overview of the main activities and achievements which Southeast Asian National Societies have undertaken, together with support of the IFRC, to implement the disaster law pledge over the past four years. This work has been undertaken to support their governments and key partners in the development and refinement of strong, comprehensive domestic legal frameworks for disaster risk management from 2012-2015.

Overview:

This summary provides a brief overview of the main activities and achievements which Southeast Asian National Societies have undertaken, together with support of the IFRC, to implement the disaster law pledge over the past four years, which include:

  • Southeast Asia Disaster Law Pledge: two key areas of disaster preparedness for international response and legislation for disaster risk reduction
  • Implementation of the Pledge: Technical assistance and legislative advocacy, Laws and regulations adopted or drafted, research project and advice
  • Capacity building, partnership and new initiatives

 

Usage: Learning from experience

Audience: National Society leadership, Technical staff, Communication staff, Volunteers

For disaster law updates as of December 2015, see: Southeast Asia Disaster Law Snapshot_December 2015 [pdf, 1.6 MB]

 

Document Data

Author: IFRC
Publication date: December 1, 2015
Status: Final Type: PDF Size (MB): Size: 6
Country: Regional
Theme(s): Disaster law
Resource type: Briefing paper, Report

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