Heatwaves, or silent disasters, are increasingly common and can seriously affect human health, well-being and livelihood. In the past decade severe heatwaves have claimed numerous lives in Asia Pacific. Heatwave exposure will continue to increase, even in countries where heat has not been an issue in the past, and as a result of climate change, […]
Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in MacauDisaster statistics from UN-ISDR and CREDDisaster response and management data from ReliefWebGovernment policiesHFA Progress Reports, government plans, and government statements – http://www.unisdr.org/partners/countries/macRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for Macau
The 1st Asia Pacific Urban Hub Regional Meeting organised by the Asia Pacific Urban Community Resilience Hub, took place on 10 and 11 March from 10:00am – 1:00pm (Kuala Lumpur time), and convened Asia Pacific National Societies, IFRC and key regional urban stakeholders to strengthen the Urban Hub network to highlight the ongoing urban resilience
On the Path to End Gender Gap in Humanitarian Action One of the pressing issues consistently being brought to the floor of discussion is The Gender Gap in Humanitarian Action. Crises impact women, men, girls, and boys of all ages in different ways. Hence, their needs, interests, coping strategies, and access to resources, differ accordingly.
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
The United Nations Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR) is the flagship report of the United Nations on worldwide efforts to reduce disaster risk. The GAR is published biennially by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), and is the product of the contributions of nations, public and private disaster risk-related science
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
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