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Myanmar

Disaster Risk Reduction in Myanmar: Status Report 2020

Myanmar’s Response to COVID-19 and Disaster Risk Reduction Myanmar confirmed its first two official cases of COVID-19 on 23 March 2020. On 31 March 2020, the National-level Central Committee for...

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India

Disaster Risk Reduction in India: Status Report 2020

India’s Response to COVID-19 and Disaster Risk Reduction The first case of COVID-19 in India was reported on January 30, 2020, and the number of cases continued to rise. Prime Minister Modi announced...

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Bhutan

Disaster Risk Reduction in Bhutan: Status Report 2020

Bhutan’s Response to COVID-19 and Disaster Risk Reduction Bhutan confirmed its first case of COVID-19 on March 6, 2020. A nationwide lockdown was announced with immediate effect to contain the...

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Sri Lanka

A Partnership Fostering Better Preparedness

The Initiative. “We never expected such a commitment by so many civil society organisations for a common cause” said Chairman /Executive Director Asia Lanka Social Development Cooperation(ALSDC), Mr...

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Sri Lanka

Better SOPs For Effective Emergency Response

Rationale “Sri Lanka is fast becoming a country affected by multi – hazards. For the past three years, the country faced fourteen major disasters” underlines Dr. S. Amalanathan, Additional Secretary...

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Sri Lanka

Rapid Needs Assessment Guide - August 2019

The immediate aftermath of a disaster is a critical period of time when the government and non-governmental organisations need to make key decisions on how to best support the affected populations...

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