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Canada and the United States: Agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Canada on emergency management cooperation

This agreement establishes a framework for both Canada and the United States to strengthen cooperation in order to more effectively prepare for, prevent, protect against, respond to, recover from and mitigate such events. Specific provisions related to disaster risk reduction include article 2(1)(j) which encourages both countries to promote awareness and annex A, section 2(vii) which provides that both countries should facilitate the authorized exchange of information relative to preparedness, prevention, protection, response, recovery, mitigation, and assistance regarding emergency management.

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  • Themes:Disaster Risk Management, Governance, Information Management, Recovery
  • Countries/Regions:Canada, United States of America

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/28060


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