The APG is a group of international NGOs collaborating with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for the People-Centred Implementation of the ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response (AADMER).
ASEAN Safe Schools Initiative: A Compilation of Case Studies
“If we did not involve the students from the beginning, we would not know what the students’ exact needs are when flooding occurs. For example, as adults, we never realised that the path was too narrow for the children...until they told us."
~ Irwan F., fourth-grade teacher at Al Muzayyanah, Indonesia
Upon the launch of ASEAN Common Framework on School Safety last December 2016, a series of country rollout of the framework has taken place and this has been conducted in Lao PDR, Viet Nam, Cambodia and
Today we are having a soft launch of the ASEAN Safe Schools Initiative (ASSI) website. Over the past few months we have been improving upon the website. We recently conducted a knowledge needs assessment
4 July 2016 - ASSI Participation in APG Regional Governing Body, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
November 2016 - ASSI Participation in the Asia Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, India
December 2016 - ASEAN Regional Conference on School Safety (venue to be decided)
What is AADMER
AADMER is a regional legally-binding agreement that binds ASEAN Member States together to promote regional cooperation and collaboration in reducing disaster losses and intensifying joint emergency response to disasters in the ASEAN region.
AADMER is also ASEAN's affirmation of its commitment to the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA).