Where there is the potential for trans-boundary movement of spilled oil, or if personnel and equipment may need to be transported across borders, regional and bilateral agreements can provide response actions and sharing of resources. Prearranged procedures are vital for rapid resolution of issues such as liability concerns, emergency immigration and import provisions, and financial compensation processes.
Does the country have a trans-boundary agreement in place?
|Countries||Trans-boundary agreement in place||Ratification of the Abidjan convention|
|Democratic Republic of Congo|
|Sao Tome and Principe|