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's Cross Learning in Indonesia
Held on 17-23 September 2015 in Jakarta and Rembang District in Indonesia, the Cross Learning Visit showcased the good practices of school safety to promote discussions on safe school programming. Government officials and NGOs from Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR and Myanmar participated in the visit.
The ECHO monitoring visit was successfully held on 22-25 June 2015. Mr. Edward Turvill, the ECHO Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Coordinator, had a chance to visit a Yukanthor primary school in Boribo district in Kampong Chhnang and Thkol Andel School in Krakor district in Pursat province and had interfaces
The cross-learning visit that was held on 17-23 September 2015 has been covered by Indonesia's national media. You could visit this website for the releases. The news are in Bahasa Indonesia: http://berita.suaramerdeka.com/angin-ribut-ratusan-siswa-ngumpet-di-bawah-meja/ http://portal.radioidola.com/konsep-sekolah-aman-perlu-dikembangkan-secara-luas/
The ASEAN Safe Schools Initiative (ASSI) is working in Lao PDR to develop a Comprehensive School Safety Assessment (CSSA) Tool that can be accessed from users' mobile phones or tablets. A CSSA Technical Working Group has been established to develop this tool in collaboration with UNESCO and other organizations.
On 6 June 2015, a national jingle competition on safe schools and climate change adaptation was held in Jakarta, Indonesia. During the competition, five groups of students and their teachers performed their jingles, one of which came out as a winner. The jingle competition was organized by the ASEAN
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
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
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).