REGIONAL ORGANIZATIONS: THEIR EVOLUTION IN LATIN AMERICAN AND THE CARIBBEAN. David A. Novelo. OBJECTIVES. To understand the missions of different regional organizations in the LAC area .
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David A. Novelo
Anguilla AND THE CARIBBEAN
Antigua and Barbuda
British Virgin Islands
Republic of Saint Christopher and Nevis
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Trinidad and TobagoCDERA: 16 Participating States
Consist in the organized work to establish relationships of intra regional cooperation among the countries of a region and the international community in response to the principle of human solidarity in disaster situations.
Security Council of
Agencies & Programs
from United Nations
To establish a transparent mechanism for joint action in disaster prevention, mitigation and response by means of a coordinated cooperation of Central American countries for humanitarian assistance.
To Establish a rapid and efficient mechanism for natural disaster response in one or several affected countries.
Risk Management in Latin America and the Caribbean: Characteristics
*Regulation Framework generally obsolete.
*Responsible Institution not coordinated as System.
Lack of adequate national mechanisms for disaster prevention and response
Present Conditions increase Vulnerability Characteristics
Meteorological and Geological Hazards
Changes of Economical Processes
INADEQUATE LAND USE
INCREASE OF RISK AND VULNERABILITY