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.
ADRRN members work closely with the National governments in various Asian countries to advocate about the issues of vulnerable communities.
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.
ADRRN works on increasing accountability in DRR work through capacity building of various members.
ADRRN also carries out activities to build the capacity of members for effective response
Reducing the gap between knowledge and practice
Advocacy through various community resilience survey in Asia-Pacific
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Last updated on 11 Mar 2014