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Emerging DRR needs in the changing context of Myanmar

Source(s):  Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)
French Red Cross (CRF)
Myanmar Red Cross Society (MRCS)
United Nations Development Programme - Myanmar (UNDP Myanmar)

This document reports on a consultation intended to discuss the future disaster risk reduction (DRR) needs in Myanmar at national and local (field) levels in the changing context of Myanmar. It aimed to identify emerging issues, which needs to be further deliberated, and suitable actions to be identified to contribute towards a resilient development and a realignment of the DRR strategy and interventions by Governmental Bodies, UN Agencies, the Red Cross, NGOs and CBOs in Myanmar.

The document includes a report on: (i) the opening session; (ii) the forum session, addressing the DRR interventions and implications for the future at Regional (global) level, at National level and at Field level; (iii) the working sessions on (a) policy, institutional arrangements and Mainstreaming DRR into other sectors, (b) hazard, vulnerability and risk assessment and public awareness; (c) early warning systems, preparedness and response activities, (d) community-based DRR and school-based DRR; and (iv) the closing session.

  • Emerging DRR needs in the changing context of Myanmar
  • Publication date 2012
  • Number of pages 13 p.

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