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  • COVID-19 crisis and the informal economy Immediate responses and policy challenges

    At the end of April 2020, the number of COVID-19 infections had exceeded 2.8 million cases worldwide, with the death toll nearing 195,000, and 210 countries and territories affe...

  • The Global Emergency Overview_March 2016

    The Global Emergency Overview (GEO) is a weekly update that provides a snapshot of current humanitarian priorities and recent events. Its primary objective is to rapidly inform ...

  • Myanmar floods situation update #3

    This is a situation update on the floods in Myanmar in August 2018.

  • SITUATION UPDATE No. 9 Effect of TS 11 (Son-Tinh) and Situation of Xe-Pien and Xenamnoy Dam, Lao PDR

    Due to monsoon season and heavy rainfall brought by TS 11 (Son-Tinh), 762 villages in 55 districts of 13 provinces have reported flooding as of 1 Aug 2018. This is a situation u...

  • Strong country capacity, improved tools and community engagement critical to enhancing dengue prevention and control

    This article discusses the current rapid increase in dengue cases around the world and how countries can improve their capacity to respond to this.

  • Dengue: guidelines for diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control

    The magnitude of the dengue problem has increased dramatically and has extended geographically to many previously unaffected areas. It was then, and remains today, the most impo...

  • post-nargis-joint-assessment

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  • Lao PDR- Consolidated Livelihood Exercise for Analyzing Resilience

    The report examines climate impacts on livelihoods and is intended to be used as a tool to identify adaptation options for the most vulnerable livelihoods in Lao PDR.

  • Landslide impacts on the road network of Lao PDR and the feasibility of implementing a slope management programme

    The impact of landslides on the national road network of Laos is, on the whole, considered to be less than it is in some other Asian countries. The majority of landslides affect...

  • Implementation of disaster risk reduction and management policies in a school setting in Lao PDR: a case study

    This study aimed to clarify the present situation to inform better implementation strategies on disaster risk reduction and management in a school setting focused on fire disast...

  • Disaster Risk Reduction in Lao PDR, Status Report 2019

    The Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) report provides a snapshot of the latest DRR progress Lao Peoples Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) has achieved under the four priorities of the S...

  • Developing a National Risk Profile of Lao PDR

    This report highlights the regional experiences intrinsic to the work of the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) and the Public Works and Transport Institute (PTI) in disa...

  • Member Report Lao PDR [on Tropical Cyclones in 2018]

    This report details the effects of tropical cyclones in Lao PDR in 2018 which includes Meteorological Assessment, Hydrological Assessment, Socio-Economic Assessment, Regional Co...

  • Lao PDR Disaster Management Reference Handbook 2014

    This handbook brings together important information about disaster management and response in Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR). Based on extensive research and analysis of...

  • Lao PDR National Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (2012)

    The Lao National Assessment report on disaster risk reduction in 2012 is the key output of the implementation of the project Strengthen Institutional Capacity for Development of...

  • Cambodia atlas of gender and environment

    In 2017, the Asia Foundation initiated the “Atlas of Gender and Environment” project to provide a more in-depth understanding of how gender informs environment-related vulnerabi...

  • Humanitarian Response Forum (HRF) situation report No. 03

    This report is produced by the Humanitarian Response Forum (HRF), a network of United Nations (UN), non-government organizations (NGOs), and international organizations (IOs) en...

  • Cambodia post-flood relief and recovery survey

    There are two main objectives of the Cambodia post-flood relief and recovery survey. Firstly, the survey implementation intends to collect timely information on household and in...

  • Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies in Asia and the Pacific

    People across the Asia-Pacific region live with diverse and interlinked risks. These risks are related to increasingly severe and complex shocks to the political, social, econom...

  • Building Resiliency in the Pacific: How ADB is Addressing Climate Change and Disaster Risks

    The Pacific operations of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) cover 14 developing member countries (DMCs). These countries have established national policies and institutions to ad...

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