The collection, processing, organization and dissemination of information to support knowledge sharing for disaster risk reduction, including the development common terminology.
PDN is a web portal and a database system designed to be the largest information resource on Disaster Risk Management (DRM) for the Pacific Island Countries. It is a growing collection for stakeholders to research, collaborate, improve Information and Knowledge Management and also supports National Action Planning, Decision Making to provide in-country information.
+679 338 1377 Ext. 36248
ADRRN was established in 2003 and currently has 27 NGO members from Asia who work together to support and learn from each other through various channels including website, training programs, exchange visits as well as join field projects.MERCY Malaysia is the Secretariat of ADRRN.
In order to promote regional solidarity and cooperation for disaster management, ADRC, United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Kobe, International Recovery Platform (IRP), and many stakeholders in Asia have formulated a holistic approach to disaster risk reduction known as TDRM. “TDRM: Good Practice” was published for UN WCDR. The database contains good practices submitted by ADRC member countries on the ADRC website. The main users of the database are government and local officials or leaders, NGOs, and related organizations.
EM-DAT database contains core data on the occurrence and impact of over 16,000 natural and technological disasters in the world from 1900 to present. Its main objective is to provide an evidence-base to humanitarian and development actors at national and international levels. EM-DAT is the unique public global reference database providing through its website free access to disaster data through country and disaster profile and an advanced data-search interface.
DRH-Asia Project (July 2006-March 2009) is a web-based facility to compile and disseminate technology and knowledge for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR). It features "implementation technology" comprising: Implementation oriented technology: Outputs from modern R&D that are practiced under clear implementation strategies; Process technology: Know-how for implementation and practice, capacity building and social development for knowledge ownership; Transferable indigenous knowledge in DRR field.
WHE is an encyclopedia of housing construction in seismically active areas of the world. It is hosted by EERI and the International Association for Earthquake Engineering (www.iaee.or.jp). WHE aims to share knowledge on worldwide housing construction practices, encourage the use of earthquake-resistant technologies, develop guidelines and technical resources for improving seismically vulnerable construction and provide services and technical support to communities across the world.
ICHARM's mode of operation is research, training and information networking. It is planning to produce and disseminate the information such as Year Book of Large Floods, Local Studies, Global Flood Alerts, Global Risk and Preparedness Maps
+81 298 790 854
This database is supported by ISDR, UNDP and ADRC. It contains about 90 links of actual recovery case studies, to extract good practices on recovery. The database will be re-arranged by recovery thematic subjects, to develop thematic recovery guidelines. Main users are government and local officials or leaders, NGOs, and related organizations.
PDC has merged many of its products into an integrated decision support system: DisasterAWARE, an all-hazards information platform for disaster managers and community planners.
The CRA Toolkit offers a collection of case studies and guidance notes on tools and methodologies for promoting community engagement in risk assessment and analysis, and Tools for Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) into Development which includes guidance notes, case studies and other reference materials, and is now developing additional resource pages for monitoring and evaluation of DRR efforts and the economic appraisal of DRR investments.
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GOLFRE is a pedagogy developed by international universities and NGOs who have come together to bridge the gap between knowledge and practice - knowledge as it exists in universities and research centres, and practice as carried out by field workers. Its mandate is to tap tacit knowledge, practical wisdom and human capital to create an institutional approach to risk reduction.
PreventionWeb is a web-based solution which aims to support the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) resulting from the World Conference on Disaster Reduction in 2005. It provides a common platform for institutions to connect, exchange experiences and share information on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), to facilitate the work of professionals involved in DRR and to promote an understanding of the subject by non-specialists. It also allows distributed data and content syndication for the partner sites.
+41 22 917 8898