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).
Holding their Ground: The Empowerment Imperative in Disaster Risk Reduction 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
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 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
> 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).