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Costa Rica - government
This report presents the institutional and legal framework for disaster risk reduction in Costa Rica, and describes its common disaster risks and natural hazards, such as flood, land slide, earthquake and volcano. It outlines the strategies, plans, projects and activities related to disaster prevention and risk management.
The report provides an evaluation of country’s progress, achievements and challenges in disaster risk reduction during the first half of the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR), and highlights suggested activities and plans for the rest of IDNDR.