Costa Rica

This country is covered by UNISDR's Americas office.

This risk profile is currently being updated with new data from the 2013 Global Risk Update.
Costa Rica has a National Platform

Focal Points

National Platform, Hyogo Framework for Action

Comisión Nacional de Prevención de Riesgos y Atención de Emergencias (CNE)

Website: http://www.cne.go.cr
Contact: Presidente
Phone: +506 221 028 41 +506 885 514 26

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Institutional Structure / National Platform Description

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.
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HFA Progress Reports

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Other Policy, Plans & Statements

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Country Information

Population:
4.5 million
GDP 2007:
20.9 billion USD

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