M. Picard, Effective Law and Regulation for Disaster Risk Reduction: A Multi-Country Study (IFRC, UNDP, June 2014). Available here.
M. Picard and E. Powrie, ‘Disaster Risk Management Law and Policy’ Oliver C. Ruppel and Katharina Ruppel-Schlichting (Eds), Environmental Law and Policy in Namibia: Towards making Africa the Tree of Life (3rd edtn) (Hanns Seidel Foundation, Germany and Namibia, 2016). Available here.
Disaster Response Law and Policy
D. Fisher and M. Picard, Draft Model Law & Commentary on International Disaster Response Laws, Rules, and Principles (IDRL), (IFRC, 2011). With input from a range of legal experts and stakeholders. (Final version, as revised by D. Fisher 2012) Available here.
V. Bannon, “Strengthening international disaster response laws, rules and principles” in C Raj Kumar & DK Srivastava eds, Tsunami and Disaster Management: Law, Policy and Governance Reform in Asia, Sweet and Maxwell & Co (2005). Available here.
V. Bannon (ed), International Disaster Response Laws, Principles and Practice: Reflection, Challenges and Prospects (IFRC, 2003) Available here.
International Environmental Law
M. Picard, 'How Can International Environmental Law Reduce Disaster Risks?’ Stanford Law School workshop May 21-22, 2015. Available on request.
Sphere Humanitarian Charter and Commentary
J. Darcy and M. Picard, The Sphere Humanitarian Charter and Annex, 2011 revised edition. Available here
V. Bannon and R. Layton, “International Law and Armed Conflict: Implications for Emergency and Humanitarian Organizations”, Australian Journal of Emergency Management, Vol 15, No 2, 58-63, 2002. Available here.
Commonwealth: Disaster Management and Risk Reduction Laws
M. Picard, Disaster management, risk reduction and international disaster response laws in the Commonwealth. Commonwealth Senior Officials of Law Ministries Meeting, 3-5 October 2016: (Commonwealth Secretariat, 2016). Available on request.
Commonwealth: Disaster Response Laws
V. Bannon, “International Disaster Response Law and the Commonwealth: Answering the Call to Action”, Commonwealth Law Bulletin, Volume 34, Issue 4, Nov 2008 Available here.
Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Thailand: Disaster Response Laws
V. Bannon, “Red tape, grey areas and black holes: Lessons learned from the Indian Ocean tsunami”, International Aid + Trade Annual Review 2007. Available on request.
M Picard, ‘Water Treaty Regimes as a Vehicle for Cooperation to Reduce Water-Related Disaster Risk: The Case of Southern Africa and the Zambezi Basin’ in David Fisher and Jacqueline Peel (Eds), Role of International Environmental Law in Disaster Risk Reduction, (Brill, 2016). Available here.
Indonesia: Disaster Response Law and Policy
V. Bannon, Indonesia: Laws, policies, planning and practices on international disaster response (IFRC, 2005) Available here.
Fiji: Disaster Response Law and Policy
V. Bannon, Fiji: Laws, policies, planning and practices on international disaster response (IFRC, 2005) Available here.
Guatemala: Disaster Response Law and Policy
M. Picard, Legal Issues from the International Response to Tropical Storm Stan in Guatemala (IFRC, 2007). Available here.
Nepal: Disaster Response Law and Policy
V. Bannon, Nepal: Laws, policies, planning and practices on international disaster response (IFRC, 2005). Available here.
Nepal: Disaster Risk Reduction Laws
M. Picard, Analysis of legislation related to disaster risk reduction in Nepal (IFRC, 2011). Available here.
Nepal: Regulatory Barriers to Emergency Shelter
V. Bannon, Nepal: Regulatory barriers to providing emergency and transitional shelter after disasters (IFRC, 2014) Available here.
Pakistan: Disaster Response Law and Policy
V. Bannon and D. Fisher, “Legal Lessons in Disaster Relief from the Tsunami, the Pakistan Earthquake and Hurricane Katrina”, American Society of International Law Insight, Vol 10, Issue 6, 2006. Available here.