Myanmar

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2022
While ASEAN’s purposes and goals touch on various sectors, such as economics, culture, and industry, its member-states have also declared that, as a regional grouping, they will promote regional peace, stability, mutual assistance, and collaboration
Center for Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance
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2022
This study presents the results of a survey into individual and household level preparedness to disaster events in Yangon, Myanmar, which is prone to natural disasters such as tropical cyclones, flooding, and earthquakes.
Natural Hazards (Springer)
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2021
The publication highlights key lessons from the implementation of community-based climate adaptation initiatives in urban slums.
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DRR Community in Myanmar

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Governance

Sendai Framework Focal Point

Sendai Focal PointMinistry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement

National Platform

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National policies and plans

2019

When an earthquake impacts Myanmar, this plan seeks to minimize damage to property, reduce injury and lives lost, and establish normality in the lives of those affected in a timely manner.

The plan aims to practice the preparedness measures and

Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Myanmar - government United Nations Development Programme - Myanmar
2017

The Myanmar Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan (MCCSAP) is based on the theory of change model, outlining its vision of a climate-resilient, inclusive nation that can address climate risks and harness the benefits of low-carbon development. To

Myanmar - government
2017

This plan seeks to achieve climate-resilient productivity and promote climate-smart responses to support food security and livelihood strategies in Myanmar. To accomplish this, the plan establishes that Myanmar must: 

  • - Integrate climate change into
Myanmar - government

Risk and governance profile(s)

2020
The disaster risk reduction (DRR) status report provides a snapshot of the state of DRR in Myanmar under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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2020
The disaster risk reduction (DRR) status report provides a snapshot of the state of DRR in Myanmar under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific Asian Disaster Preparedness Center