Synthesis report on ten ASEAN countries disaster risks assessment

ASEAN Disaster Risk Management Initiative:

This document reports on ASEAN member states’ disaster risks by carrying out a desk review of already available reports, studies, maps, analyses and assessments regarding disaster risks at the country and regional levels. It also analyses trans-boundary disaster risks and their effects, projected losses in the absence of mitigation measures, climate change assessment, population growth, economic development, and urban expansion. It presents disaster risk assessments for all the countries and the region and concludes with recommendations on the way forward for ASEAN disaster risk reduction.

The document was realised in collaboration with the World Bank and the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR), through the Global Facility for Disaster Risk Reduction (GFDRR), and within an assignment concluded under the ASEAN Agreement for Disaster Management Emergency Response (AADMER) to promote sustainable development in ASEAN region, 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.
Date:
2010
Pages:
136 p.
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Keywords

Themes:
Risk Identification & Assessment
Regions:
Asia, Oceania
The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.
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