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High Court Orders Property of Collapsed Building Owner Confiscated (May 14, 2013) by Shameema Rahman

On April 24, 2013, a multi-story building collapsed in Bangladesh, killing over 1,000 people. Five garment ...

Topic: Disasters
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh

Law to Support Nuclear Disaster Victims' Daily Lives (October 01, 2012) by Sayuri Umeda

A year after the Fukushima nuclear power plant ...

Topic: Disasters
Jurisdiction: Japan

Government Measures in Response to Earthquakes (June 04, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On May 29, 2012, northern Italy suffered its second earthquake in a little over a week; ...

Topic: Disasters
Jurisdiction: Italy

Proposed Amendments to Acts on Nuclear Damage (May 07, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

On April 19, 2012, the Education and Culture Committee of Taiwan's legislature gave initial approval to ...

Topic: Disasters
Jurisdiction: Taiwan

Legal Responses to Disaster Waste Management Issues (March 23, 2012) by Sayuri Umeda

There has been some controversy in Japan connected with the plans for handling the large quantity ...

Topic: Disasters
Jurisdiction: Japan

Revision of Civil Protection Mechanism (February 24, 2012) by Theresa Papademetriou

On December 20, 2011, the European Commission came up with a proposal to reform the European ...

Topic: Disasters
Jurisdiction: European Union

Law on Making Local Areas Resistant to Tsunamis (February 13, 2012) by Sayuri Umeda

When a major tsunami hit the country's east coast in March 2011, Japan had various laws ...

Topic: Disasters
Jurisdiction: Japan

Earthquake Trial (September 29, 2011) by Nicole Atwill

On September 20, 2011, the trial of six Italian scientists and a former government official on ...

Topic: Disasters
Jurisdiction: Italy

Flood Levy Legislation Passed to Fund Reconstruction Package (April 07, 2011) by Kelly Buchanan

On March 22, 2011, the Australian Parliament passed the Tax Laws Amendment (Temporary Flood and Cyclone ...

Topic: Disasters
Jurisdiction: Australia

Response to Catastrophic Events in Japan (March 31, 2011) by Theresa Papademetriou

In the aftermath of the earthquake that hit Japan on March 11, 2011, the European Union ...

Topic: Disasters
Jurisdiction: European Union

New Act Addressing Disaster Emergency Prepareness in Force (December 28, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

The Ministry of Security and Justice (MSJ) of the Netherlands recently issued a tripartite document on ...

Topic: Disasters
Jurisdiction: Netherlands

Inquiry into Mine Tragedy Begins (December 22, 2010) by Kelly Buchanan

On December 13, 2010, the New Zealand government released the final terms of reference and announced ...

Topic: Disasters
Jurisdiction: New Zealand

Initiation of Criminal Investigation of Chemical Spill Disaster (October 12, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

On October 6, 2010, police in Hungary launched a criminal investigation into the circumstances surrounding the ...

Topic: Disasters
Jurisdiction: Hungary

Legislation to Streamline Earthquake Recovery Efforts Passed (September 20, 2010) by Kelly Buchanan

The Canterbury Earthquake Response and Recovery Act 2010 was introduced and passed by the New Zealand ...

Topic: Disasters
Jurisdiction: New Zealand

State Council Regulations on Natural Disaster Salvage and Assistance (August 25, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

China's State Council (Cabinet) promulgated the Regulations on Natural Disaster Salvage and Assistance on July 8, ...

Topic: Disasters
Jurisdiction: China

White Paper on Disaster Relief (June 10, 2009) by Wendy Zeldin

The Information Office of China's State Council (Cabinet) issued the White Paper on Disaster Relief on ...

Topic: Disasters
Jurisdiction: China

Law on Earthquake Prevention and Disaster Relief Amended (January 13, 2009) by Wendy Zeldin

On December 27, 2008, the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress passed amendments to the ...

Topic: Disasters
Jurisdiction: China

Disaster Prevention and Rescue Law Amended (June 02, 2008) by Wendy Zeldin

Taiwan's Disaster Prevention and Rescue Law (promulgated on July 19, 2000) was amended on May 14, ...

Topic: Disasters
Jurisdiction: Taiwan

Earthquake Damage Reconstruction Authority (December 02, 2007) by Krishan Nehra

On July 12, 2007, the Government of Pakistan issued the Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority Ordinance, ...

Topic: Disasters
Jurisdiction: Pakistan

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Last updated: May 14, 2013