The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction has peppered the speeches of government representatives making commitments at the World Humanitarian Summit which closed yesterday. In particular, the ten ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) countries led a debate on how building resilience to disasters can help reduce the humanitarian burden.
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Resilience in the health sector is not static but rather an ongoing and evolving state of affairs. Much of the work that USAID does in the global health space is focused on strengthening health systems, so they perform well and are resilient.
Indonesian organizations are teaming up for the massive task of preventing forest and ground fires that blanket the region in haze every year during the dry season. They work to raise awareness among local comunities and leverage new technology, including drones.