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MOU to support work on International Disaster Response Law Guidelines

Photo Caption: At the signing of the MOU - Aurelia Balpe; Head of Regional Office Pacific; International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (front) and Andie Fong Toy; Deputy Secretary General; Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat.

Today the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat that will support work to strengthen national policy, institutional and legal frameworks to reduce the risk of disasters, mitigate their effects when they occur and expedite the recovery of our communities.

The MOU will ensure continued momentum toward the Pacific region’s implementation of the International Disaster Response Law (IDRL) Guidelines.

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Country: Asia-Pacific
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Source: Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat.
When: 03/3/2014

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