strategy

Involving local communities in contingency planning on environmental hazards

Implementation:
This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities.

Agenda 21 recommends establishing procedures for involving local communities in contingency planning for environmental and industrial accidents, and maintaining an open exchange of information on local hazards.

Values:
Hazard
Nonlocal
Subjects:
Communities
Local
Hazards
Planning
Environment
Type Classification:
E: Emanations of other strategies