A Comparative Study on International Disaster Law applicable to Spain and The Philippines

Abstract : Disasters constitute nowadays one of the most relevant issues due to its large number of victims and its harmful consequences. However, the international disaster regulation contains considerable legal weaknesses and it is comprised eminently of regional and municipal rules. Both Spain and The Philippines are affected by disas-ters, albeit the latter constitutes the top State in number of death in Southeast Asia. This paper aims to analyse the applicable normative framework in both States regar-ding natural disasters, setting forth its main strengths and weaknesses.
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Andrés Bautista-Hernáez. A Comparative Study on International Disaster Law applicable to Spain and The Philippines. Estudios de Deusto, Universidad de la Iglesia de Deusto, 2018, 66 (1), pp.235. ⟨10.18543/ed-66(1)-2018pp235-252⟩. ⟨hal-01984961⟩

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