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Asian Disaster Reduction and Response Network (ADRRN)

Organization Profile


ADRRN was established in 2003 and MERCY Malaysia is its Secretariat. Currently it has 45 NGO members from Asia who work together through various channels including websites, training programs, exchange visits as well as join field projects. Its mission is to promote coordination, information sharing and collaboration among NGOs and other stakeholders for effective and efficient disaster reduction and response in the Asia-Pacific region.

Activities in Hyogo Framework 1
Making disaster risk reduction a policy priority, institutional strengthening

ADRRN members work closely with the National governments in various Asian countries to advocate about the issues of vulnerable communities.

Activities in Hyogo Framework 3
Education, information and public awareness

Various members of the network work for various issues of DRR like school safety, Community Based Disaster Management etc. ADRRN also carries out various awareness campaign in the region to raise awareness about various issues of DRR.

Activities in Hyogo Framework 4
Reducing underlying risk factors

ADRRN works on increasing accountability in DRR work through capacity building of various members.

Activities in Hyogo Framework 5
Preparedness for effective response

ADRRN also carries out activities to build the capacity of members for effective response

Other activities

Reducing the gap between knowledge and practice

Advocacy through various community resilience survey in Asia-Pacific

General contact information

  • URL: http://www.adrrn.net/
  • Address: SEEDS, 15-A, Institutional Area, Sector-4, R.K. Puram
  • Postal Code: 110022
  • City: New Delhi
  • Country: India
  • Telephone: +60 322733999
  • Fax: +60 322723812
  • Email: adrrngroup@gmail.com

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Last updated on 11 Mar 2014

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