National progress report on the implementation of the Hyogo

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National progress report on the implementation of the Hyogo

This National Progress Report Lao PDR is facilitated by UNISDR and the ISDR partnership. This report assesses the progress of the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action (2013-2015). It assesses the current national strategic priorities with regard to the implementation of disaster risk reduction actions. The report establishes baselines on levels of progress achieved

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Status Climate Change Strategy and Implementation, Lao PDR

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Status Climate Change Strategy and Implementation, Lao PDR

Laos doesn’t have major natural disasters, however due to the re-occurrence of these disasters Laos still faces losses every year which creates maladaptive coping mechanisms in communities. The disasters threaten the human and economic development. Therefore one of the main goals of the government is to reduce the impact of the disasters. To build resilience

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Disaster Risk Reduction Policies and Practice in Lao PDR

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Disaster Risk Reduction Policies and Practice in Lao PDR

During a regional consultation meeting in 2014 on Education and Resilience in East Asia and the Pacific, Dr. Daravone Kittuphnanh gave an overview of Disaster Risk Reduction Policies and Practice in LAO PDR. Besides developing new policies and decrees, Laos had made some major progress to better their data collection system on damage after a

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Lao People’s Democratic Republic

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Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Lao PDR is the only country in Indochina that is completely surrounded by land. About 6.25 million people live in its 17 provinces, 67% of the people are still living in rural areas. However the urbanization rate is 4,9% per year. Floods, droughts and typhoons are the most dominant hazards. According to information from the

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Cambodia: Review of current and planned adaption action

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Cambodia: Review of current and planned adaption action

This review provides an overview of country-level activities and a summary of key adaption priorities. It also identifies gaps and opportunities for scaling up and enhancing collaborations. The Adaption Partnership encourages effective adaption by serving as an interim platform by catalyzing action and fostering communication among the various institutions and actors engaged in the effort

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Cambodia National progress report on the implementation of the Hyogo

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Cambodia National progress report on the implementation of the Hyogo

This National Progress Report of Cambodia is facilitated by UNISDR and the ISDR partnership. This report assesses the progress of the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action (2007-2009). It assesses the current national strategic priorities with regard to the implementation of disaster risk reduction actions. The report establishes baselines on levels of progress achieved

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Disaster Risk Management in Cambodia

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Disaster Risk Management in Cambodia

In order to receive assistance from The Asian Development Bank, in case of damaged infrastructure caused by a disaster, the government should consider the need to improve their capacity to manage future disaster risks. Almost every disaster in Cambodia is flood related. This document focuses more specifically on flood risk management. However these principles are

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Cambodia

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Cambodia

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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Cambodia Disaster Management Reference Handbook

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Cambodia Disaster Management Reference Handbook

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

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Climate Change Strategic Plan for Disaster Management Sector

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Climate Change Strategic Plan for Disaster Management Sector

With this Strategic Plan for Disaster Management, Cambodia aims to develop towards a green, low-carbon, climate-resilient, equitable, sustainable, and knowledge-based society. The strategic plan has the following goals: Reducing vulnerability to climate change impacts on people, in particularly the population who are most vulnerable, and on critical systems (natural and societal); Shifting towards a green

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