Risk Governance in the Pacific: Taking a closer look at climate and disaster laws

Pacific small island states are among the most exposed and vulnerable in the world to disaster and climate risk. In fact, five of the ten most at-risk countries are in the Pacific.   Every year, tens of thousands of people across the region are pushed into poverty as...

Book Launch: Yearbook of International Disaster Law

Disasters caused by natural and technological hazards are a commonplace phenomenon causing extensive negative impacts as exemplified by the World Disasters Report elaborated by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). According to...

In pictures: Red Cross on the frontline of COVID-19 response in Wuhan, China

The Red Cross Society of China is actively supporting national authorities in responding to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, which has already affected more than 70,000 people in China alone. All branches have been activated as dedicated staff and volunteers rush to help save lives.

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