Disaster Risk Reduction in Myanmar

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Disaster Risk Reduction in Myanmar

Myanmar is prone to different kind of natural hazards. This information sheet provides a brief overview of the disaster management system of Myanmar and its approach towards disaster management. It explains the system, legalization, the policies and plans, and the disaster management institutions. To download this document click here

Country Report of Myanmar

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Country Report of Myanmar

This country report by an ADRC visiting researcher describes the status of Myanmar on Disaster Management. Myanmar is exposed to multiple hazards such as cyclone, storm surge, floods, fire, forest fire, earthquakes, tsunami, droughts and landslides. In the past few years Malaysia has taken several actions to deepen its efforts to reduce the disaster risks,

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Myanmar

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Myanmar

In 2013 the Government of India established the East Asia Summit Earthquake Risk Reduction Centre. The centre aims to consolidate and strengthen the network of disaster information among EAS Member Countries. As part of this objective, a country report of every member country was written. The report covers the national profile, disaster risk profile, the

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United Nations Development Program Lao PDR

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United Nations Development Program Lao PDR

Lao PDR is prone to a number of hazards. The UNDP and Lao PDR work closely together to strengthen Lao’s Disaster Management System and adaption to climate change. The UNDP and Lao PDR aim to strengthen the Disaster Management Systems and link them with climate change adaptation through multi-sectoral and multi-hazard approaches at all levels

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Strategic Plan on Disaster Risk Management in Lao PDR

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Strategic Plan on Disaster Risk Management in Lao PDR

The Lao PDR’s Strategic Plan on Disaster Risk Management is the foundation for the policy framework for Disaster Management. The main objective is to outline a strategic direction and vision and establish a coordinating framework for the National Disaster Management Plan. The Strategy plan sets goals from 2005-2020 and the implementation methods. To download this

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National Adaption Program of Action to Climate Change

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National Adaption Program of Action to Climate Change

The Lao PDR Government acknowledges the need for action towards climate change. Over the years Lao PDR witnessed an increase in more severe and frequent floods and droughts. The changes in climate influence the economic system, environment and the livelihoods of people of all ethnic groups. Thus, the Lao PDR Government stands for a great

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Lao PDR

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Lao PDR

This country report by an ADRC visiting researcher describes the status of Lao PDR on Disaster Management. Lao will most likely be affected by drought; earthquake; epidemic; extreme temperature; famine; flood; insect infestation; slides; volcano; wave / surge; wild fires; wind storm. Lao PDR has taken several actions to deepen its efforts to reduce the

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Lao PDR Country Program Update 2014

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Lao PDR Country Program Update 2014

The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) works closely together with Lao PDR to manage risks and build resilience. This brief update looks into the achievements of GFDRR and its future plans in Indonesia. To download this document click here

Plan of Action for Disaster Risk Reduction and Management in Agriculture

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Plan of Action for Disaster Risk Reduction and Management in Agriculture

Lao PDR has been increasingly affected by natural hazards. These hazards cause severe damages and losses of lives, livelihoods and infrastructure. Considering the expected impacts of climate change, these hazards are likely to increase in frequency and intensity, which will threaten economic and social development and Lao’s food security. Therefore the government of Lao PDR

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Lao PDR Disaster management Reference Handbook

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Lao PDR Disaster management Reference Handbook

The Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance (CFE-DMHA) provides and facilitates education and training and researches civil-military operations. Therefore, CFE created reference books on disaster management roles, processes, capabilities and vulnerabilities. The handbook for Lao PDR provides information for decision makers, planners and responders to have a comprehensive understanding of the country’s

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