This risk profile is currently being updated with new data from the 2013 Global Risk Update.
National Platform, Hyogo Framework for Action
Comisión Nacional de Prevención de Riesgos y Atención de Emergencias (CNE)
Phone: +506 22102844 / +506 221 028 41 +506 22102828 / +506 885 514 26
The National Commission for Risk Prevention and Emergency Management is the entity responsible for the coordination of prevention work on risk and for the mitigation and response to emergency situations (Article 19 of the Legislature). The development of the National Law for Emergencies, on the 14th of August, 1969, was the foundation for the National Commission.