PLEDGE P4399

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Pledge text : FOR YEARS 2012-2015, WE HEREBY PLEDGE

1.        Legal preparedness for international disaster response


National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies of South East Asia pledge to collaborate over the next four years to review existing national regulatory frameworks and to strengthen the role of the Red Cross Red Crescent in supporting their governments to develop legislation, policies and procedures to better facilitate and regulate international disaster assistance (In light of the Guidelines on the Domestic Facilitation and Regulation of International Disaster Relief and Initial Recovery Assistance).


2.        Enhancing disaster risk reduction through legislation


The National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies of Southeast Asia pledge to collaborate over the next four years in efforts to review their regulatory frameworks and to advise their governments on the development of legislation, policies and procedures which empower communities to become safer and more resilient through increased participation in disaster risk reduction activities.