A platform for mainstreaming disaster risk management into development processes

Read More >August 10, 2011admin

Targeting the information and networking needs of national disaster management authorities and relevant ministries

The Asia-Pacific Gateway for Disaster Risk Management and Development:
1. Aggregates relevant information to the regional level and improves online access to DRR related resources and data
2. Provides analytical tools for mainstreaming DRM processes
3. Collates and reviews existing National Development Plans for all members and associate members of ESCAP
4. Provides a regional online network for information sharing
5. Profiles Regional Cooperation Mechanism of ESCAP

Creating a regional interactive Gateway and online network for DRR practitioners will enable users to share information and participate/ engage in online discussions. This will help facilitate the sharing of knowledge resources, and aims to enhance regional cooperation. Log in and join the DRR Community in promoting the mainstreaming of disaster risk management into development planning in the region.

The Gateway is administered by ESCAP.