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04 Aug 2017 description

The Asia-Pacific region is one of the most disaster-prone areas in the world, with frequently occurring natural disasters including earthquakes, tsunamis, tropical storms, flooding, landslides and volcanic eruptions affecting millions of people every year.

30 Jun 2015 description

Regional Partnerships

The Asia-Pacific region contains a diverse array of cultures, environments, and societies. One of the fastest growing economic regions in the world, it is also the most disaster-prone. While natural disasters affect the region frequently, as this region continues along its path of development, regional partnerships will be essential in developing the capacities of countries to reduce risk and vulnerability and to respond to disasters.

01 Oct 2008 description

Note: The map included a table showing the number of primary-aged children out of school. Map production date estimated.

13 Nov 2007 description
map ReliefWeb

Note: Includes the coverage of the Regional Disaster Response Adviser for the Pacific