G8 Muskoka Declaration: Recovery and New Beginnings, Canada, 26 June 2010

Commitments in: Disaster risk reduction and humanitarian assistance - Disaster risk reduction and reconstruction

 “40...Recognizing the challenges faced by countries in the aftermath of natural disasters to provide security and basic services to civilians, we reaffirm our commitment to support Haiti and will work to strengthen existing international coordination mechanisms to improve the timeliness, effectiveness and coordination of the international response to such disasters and will continue to support the United Nations Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction. To that end, we will convene a meeting of experts to consider what further steps we might take.”

Scope: 
International