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).
Members of the AADMER Partnership Group and the ACPF Body actively participated in the ARDEX-13 in Ha Noi, Viet Nam on 19-24 October 2013. The ACPF, or the ASEAN Committee on Disaster Management (ACDM)-Civil Society Partnership Framework, was adopted on May 2013.
The 2nd AADMER Partnership Conference (Da Nang, Viet Nam 26-28 November 2013), became the occasion to look back on the implementation of the AADMER Work Pprogramme Phase 1 – its accomplishments and gaps – and ushered in phase 2. Participants were representatives of the ASEAN Committee on Disaster Management (ACDM), ASEAN’s dialogue partners (Australia, Canada, EU, Japan, New Zealand, and Japan), Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC), Pacific Disaster Center (PDC), and UN agencies, and civil society as represented by APG and the ACPF.
On 21-24 October 2013, the ASEAN Regional Disaster Simulation Exercise (ARDEX 2013) was participated in by more than 20 civil society organisations. It was organised by the Government of Viet Nam and the ASEAN Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management (AHA Centre) and was held in Hanoi, Viet Nam.
At the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) on 15 March 2012, the AADMER Partnership Group (APG) was recognised by Dr. Surin Pitswan, ASEAN Secretary-General, and was officially endorsed by the Chair of the ASEAN Committee on Disaster Management (ACDM)...
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
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
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
by J. Ian Manlutac The AADMER Advocates are the “go-to-persons” and the people on-the-go” on matters related to AADMER institutionalisation. They are the “AADMER champions” with specific job descriptions. All ASEAN Member States (AMS) have appointed their own AADMER Advocate. Working
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
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.
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).