Country: Timor-Leste

Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in Timor-LesteDisaster 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/tlsRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for Timor-Leste

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      

Asian Pacific Urban Resilience Hub – Resources

The Asian Pacific Urban Resilience Hub develops guidance material, case studies, and reports to help National Societies in the region to be prepared.  Find the latest resources in the following list: Building resilience in Asia and the Pacific (2010) The IFRC Road Map to community resilience (2017)  Asian Pacific Urban Resilience Hub https://preparecenter.org/activities/asian-pacific-urban-community-resilience-hub#overlay-context=resources/asian-pacific-urban-resilience-hub-resources

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 …

WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate in 2018 Read More »

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 …

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

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 …

Preparedness for Effective Response Read More »

Local and Indigenous Knowledge for Community Resilience

Coastal communities living in archipelago countries and small island states in Asia are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of hydro-meteorological hazards such as storms, droughts, landslides, and floods.  Environmental degradation such as deforestation, desertification, biodiversity loss, soil erosion, and climate change, as well as social factors such as poverty and inequality, further compound their exposure …

Local and Indigenous Knowledge for Community Resilience Read More »

Difficult Decisions: Migration from Small Island Developing States under Climate Change

The impacts of climate change on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are leading to discussions regarding decision-making about the potential need to migrate. Despite the situation being well-documented, with many SIDS aiming to raise the topic to prominence and to take action for themselves, limited support and interest has been forthcoming from external sources. This …

Difficult Decisions: Migration from Small Island Developing States under Climate Change Read More »

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

This educational comic for children and youth focuses on fire, 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 …

Preparing for disasters: Fire – A road to resilience in Southeast Asia Read More »