To strengthen disaster resilience, security, and human rights, organisations, states, and persons should co-operate, regardless of political, economic, social and cultural differences. They should also interact according to their capacities.

  • Establish information sharing agreements
  • Inform and enable participation from all relevant parties
  • Provide clear direction in interactions, including clarity of purpose


Prieur, M. (2011) Ethical Principles on Disaster Risk Reduction and People’s Resilience. European and Mediterranean Major Hazards Agreement (EUR-OPA). [Link
Büscher, M., Liegl, M., & Wahlgren, P. (2014). Ethical, Legal and Social Issues: Current Practices in Multi Agency Emergency Collaboration: BRIDGE Project Deliverable 12.2. [Link

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