Country: Laos

Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in LaosDisaster statistics from UN-ISDR and CREDRisk country profile from Index for Risk Management Damage and losses statistics from Disaster Information Management SystemsDisaster response and management data from ReliefWebGovernment policiesHFA Progress Reports, government plans, and government statements and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper – http://www.unisdr.org/partners/countries/laoRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for Laos

COVID-19: Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience and its Framework

The Asia Pacific Disaster Resilience Centre invites the 2nd International Forum and Disaster Resilience on the topic: “COVID-19: Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience and its Framework” Date: 3 July 2020 Time: 13:00 – 18h30 (GMT+9, Seoul Time) Connection: https://event.voiceboxer.com/event/rcnbtr/login      

WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate in 2018

The World Metereological Organization (WMO) marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate, which was first issued in 1194. The 2019 edition treating data for 2018 marks sustained international efforts dedicated to reporting on, analysing and understanding the year-to-year variations and long-term trends of a changing climate. Some …

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Youth-led actions for more resilient schools and communities: Mapping of School Safety approaches and Youth in School Safety training for youth facilitators

National Societies have been implementing a wide range of school-based, youth-led actions geared toward disaster risk reduction, first aid, hygiene and health promotion, water and sanitation, road safety, and youth empowerment.  With guidance from IFRC, the RCRC Southeast Asia Youth Network (SEAYN) took the lead in piloting the Youth in School Safety program, which trained …

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DRR in Action Case Studies

Ensuring Global and Regional Commitments Translate into Local Level Action and Impact  Case Studies: Red Cross Red Crescent Disaster Risk Reduction in Action – What Works at Local Level   June 2018 DRR in action Case Studies https://media.ifrc.org/ifrc/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2018/06/DRR-in-Action-Case-Studies-FULL-Final-v2-1.pdf

Preparedness for Effective Response

Preparedness for Effective Response (PER) is a cyclical approach for a National Society (NS) to systematically assess, measure, and analyse the strengths and weaknesses of its response system in order to take remedial actions. The PER approach puts the National Society in the driver’s seat to construct a work-plan that, when implemented, will strengthen its …

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Disaster recovery: the governance, economics and social impacts

This edition of Asian Disaster Management News focuses on disaster recovery: the governance, economics, and social impacts. It includes features on i) recovery planning, ii) the needs of survivors in post-disaster needs assessments, iii) defining the post-disaster financial requirements for recovery, iv) measuring the social impacts of a disaster and in-depth analysis of the disaster’s …

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Protecting Communities: Malaria Prevention – A Road to Resilience in Southeast Asia

The four-page comic is designed to inform and educate children and the youth about preventing malaria in the community, as the first part of the series of A Road to Resilience in Southeast Asia – Protecting Communities. This comic is produced by IFRC South-East Asian Regional Delegation. The comic is also available in Burmese (Myanmar), Khmer (Cambodia), Lao (Laos) and Vietnamese. Information and Education …

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Preparing for disasters: Hygiene – A road to resilience in Southeast Asia

This educational comic for children and youth focuses on hygiene, issued as part of a series of A Road to Resilience in Southeast Asia comics covering 7 hazards (drought, earthquake, fire, flood, hygiene promotion, tsunami, typhoon and cyclones). The purpose of the series is to contribute to the preparedness for disasters among the youth in …

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Preparing for disasters: Flood – A road to resilience in Southeast Asia

This educational comic for children and youth focuses on flood, issued as part of a series of A Road to Resilience in Southeast Asia comics covering 7 hazards (drought, earthquake, fire, flood, hygiene promotion, tsunami, typhoon and cyclones). The purpose of the series is to contribute to the preparedness for disasters among the youth in …

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