International Disaster Response Law: Treaties, Principles, Regulations and Remaining Gaps

31 Pages Posted: 8 Dec 2008 Last revised: 25 Jan 2009

Jiri Toman

Santa Clara University

Date Written: April 7, 2006

Abstract

This article gives an overview of the development of the disaster relief law within the international society. Attached to the article is a copy of a report from the United Nation of the Secretary-General of 1984 with draft to a Convention on expediting the delivery of emergency assistance, which draft is based on suggestions made by the author while Director of the Henry Dunant Institute (International Red Cross Research and Training Center, Geneva, Switzerland).

Keywords: Disaster Relief, Humanitarian Emergency Help

JEL Classification: I139, K30, K33, K32, N40

Suggested Citation

Toman, Jiri, International Disaster Response Law: Treaties, Principles, Regulations and Remaining Gaps (April 7, 2006). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1312787 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1312787

Jiri Toman (Contact Author)

Santa Clara University ( email )

500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053
United States

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