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 focal point(s) for  
Sendai Framework

Focal Points

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

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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

4.5 million
GDP 2007:
20.9 billion USD

UNISDR Americas

Luis Bonilla Street
City of Knowledge
Panama City, Panama

Phone: +507 317 1120
Fax: +507 317 0600