Disaster Law

Chapter

Abstract

A wide range of legal and regulatory issues arise in crises that are precipitated by natural and technological disasters. These include the determination of the role and responsibility of States in offering and/or accepting assistance, the free movement of relief workers, goods and equipment, as well as ensuring that the range of actors involved in humanitarian assistance is accountable to beneficiary governments and communities.

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  5. Zwitter A, Lamont CK, Heintze H-J, Herman J (eds) (2014) Humanitarian action: global, regional and domestic legal responses. CambridgeGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University College DublinDublinIreland

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