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    Holding their Ground: The Empowerment…

      by: Robert Francis Garcia, APG (Paper presented at the IFRC Experts Meeting on Law and Disaster Risk Reduction on 25-26 February in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.)   The Case for Disaster Risk Reduction Typhoon Haiyan, or “Bagyong Yolanda” as we call it in the Philippines, is but the latest

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  • AADMER Evaluation Report 2013
    AADMER Partnership Group Evaluation…

      Click to view full report in PDF Format.   Facilitating Partnerships of National and ASEAN DRR Authorities and Civil Society  to Support AADMER Implementation   Executive Summary Introduction This evaluation captures the story of the AADMER Partnership Group (APG) in its engagement

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    Summing-up APG Phase 2: Facilitating…

    by Gaynor Tanyang   The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) ratified the ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response (AADMER) in 2005. AADMER sets in place regional policies and operational mechanisms to enable ASEAN Member States to seek and extend assistance in times

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    Celebrating APG milestones

    by J. Ian Manlutac           The joint ADDM & IDDR 2013 Celebration in Bangkok, Thailand was a showcase of multi-sectoral partnerships in mainstreaming Disability, the year’s theme in DM and DRR.             APG started in 2009 with a clear

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IFRC Experts Meeting on Law and Disaster Risk Reduction

25-26 February 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) held

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    CSOs join ASEAN in the 2nd AADMER…

    by Gaynor Tanyang  |  28 November, 2013  |  Da Nang, Viet Nam   In the Typhoon Haiyan’s aftermath, ASEAN pushed through with the launching of of AADMER Work Programme Phase 2 during the 2nd AADMER Partnership Conference. At the beginning of the Conference, Viet Nam as the current Chair of

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    The ADTRAIN Gets Rolling

    by Robert Francis Garcia Singapore. On 31 October to 1 November 2013, leading individuals of disaster management training institutes (DMTIs) in ASEAN agreed to bring regional cooperation to a higher level. 15 delegates from DMTIs in Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore; as well as representatives

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Upcoming Events

> The 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR)

> The Government of Thailand and The United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) are hosting the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) tentatively on 23-26 June 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand.

> The AADMER Partnership Group is planning to actively participate in this signal event.

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). Read more