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Creating a Community of Practice for Disaster Resilience

By Wilson John D. Barbon (Program Manager, Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation Program, IIRR) Driven by large-scale disasters in Asia and an influx of disaster relief funds,...

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Guidebook on community disaster preparedness

PREFACE The Asia and the Pacific region is considered to be the one of the most at risk regions in the world to the negative impacts of climate change. The region has high exposure to more intense...

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Manual and Guideline
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Preparing for the Inevitable: Natural Disasters

By Mansi Desai, Give2Asia Marketing Intern April 25th, 2015 was a dark day for the people of Nepal. Over 3 million people were rendered homeless, 22,000 were injured, and at least 9,000 were killed...

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Thailand

Food security for the Karen Hilltribes in Thailand

As darkened clouds signal the arrival of “April Showers,” we dust off our rubber boots, unwieldy umbrellas, and – for the worst days – a waxed jacket from the closet corner. We gripe about worsened...

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Indonesia

Aceh + 10 : The Legacy of the Boxing Day Tsunami

On December 26, 2004, a 9.1 Richter scale earthquake struck in the middle of the Indian Ocean, 240 kilometers from the coast of Aceh province in Indonesia. The quake launched a tsunami that sent...

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Evaluation and Lessons Learned
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Philippines

Give2Asia Launches Yolanda: One Year Later Fund

A full year after Super Typhoon Yolanda wrought havoc in the Eastern Visayas provinces of the Philippines, the Filipino-American community continues to rally in support of those aected. The disaster...

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