This risk profile is currently being updated with new data from the 2013 Global Risk Update.
Sendai Framework, Hyogo Framework for Action
Comisión Nacional de Prevención de Riesgos y Atención de Emergencias (CNE)
Contact: Chief of International Relations and Cooperation
Phone: (+506) 2-220-0378 +506 885 515 16
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.