National policies and plans


The State of Palestine’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP) provides:

  • An assessment of historic trends in climate in relation to the State of Palestine
  • Identification and prioritization of vulnerabilities
  • Future climate-scenarios for the State of
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change State of Palestine - government

The Palestinian Civil Defense Law No. 3, dated 1998, states the responsibility of the civil defense and official authorities in the Palestinian Authority to face disasters.

State of Palestine - government

A declaration by the Mayors and Local Government representatives together with National Government Officials emphasizing the importance of reducing disaster risk in Arab cities, in which the participants of the First Arab conference for disaster risk

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States Jordan - government League of Arab States United Nations Development Programme - Jordan Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority