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ADPC through its different projects and programs produces a number of publications to document and share knowledge and experiences gained over the years in its various thematic areas, namely, climate risk management, community-based disaster risk management, disaster management systems, early warning systems, public health in emergencies, urban disaster risk management and various other areas in Disaster Management. Institution publications, awareness raising publications and materials, technical & working papers, proceedings, findings,  reports, articles, electronic updates and newsletters are some of the information dissemination tools and channels. ADPC tries to make its internal publications available on ADPC website in pdf-format.

 

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CRM | CBDRM |DMS |PHE | UDRM |Reports |Newsletters |E-Newsletters | Articles


  • Climate Variability and Change: Adaptation to Drought in Bangladesh: A Resource Book and Training Guide

  • Livelihood Adaptation to Climate Variability and Change in Drought-Prone areas of Bangladesh: Case Study

  • Climate Forecast Applications for Managing Climate Risks in Agriculture, Philippines, 11-12 December 2006  

  • Long-range Climate Forecasts for agriculture and food security, June 2001  
  • Regional climate outlook: Southeast Asian Applications, October 2000   

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2009

  • School Safety Manual, November 2009 English  Myanmar
  • Manual on Community Search and Rescue, November 2009 English  Myanmar
  • Manual on Community First Aid, November 2009 English  Myanmar
  • Myanmar Community Based Disaster Risk Management Manual, November 2009 English  Myanmar

2008

  • CBDRM and Poverty Reduction
  • Regional Experiences on Institutionalization of CBDRM in South East Asia
  • Regional Experiences on the Integration of CBDRM into the Local Planning in
    South East Asia
  • Strengthening Institutional Capacity Development for Community-Based
    Disaster Risk Management (Q and A Guide for Local Authorities)
  • Proceedings of the 5th DMP workshop
  • Monitoring and Reporting Progress on CBDRM in The Philippines
  • Monitoring and Reporting Progress on CBDRM in Indonesia
  • Monitoring and Reporting Progress on CBDRM in Viet Nam
  • Monitoring and Reporting Progress on CBDRM in Cambodia
    (former title of the document was An Overview of CBDRM initiatives in Camabodia)
  • Implementing national programs on community-based disaster risk reduction in high risk communities:

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  • Guideline on Township Disaster Management Plan, September 2010 (Myanmar version)
  • Public Awareness for Flood Risk Reduction in Thai, September 2010
  • Hazard Profile of Myanmar, August 2010
  • "Living With Earthquakes", Myanmar Engineering Society (MES) and ADPC, August 2010 (Myanmar version)
  • Myanmar Action Plan on Disaster Risk Reduction (MAPDRR) 2009-2015, May 2010 English Myanmar
  • Regional training manual on disaster risk reduction for coastal zone managers, developed under the partnership of ADPC, UNEP and UNISDR with support European Commission AIDCO Program, 2010
  • Hazard Profile of Myanmar, July 2009
  • Institutional Arrangements for DM in Myanmar, 2009
  • Manual on Flood Preparedness Program for Provincial and District Level Authorities in the Lower Mekong Basin Countries 
  • Safer Communities
    • Case Study 3: Reaching out to the Public, Raising Community Awareness to Flood Risk Reduction in Cambodia 
    • Case Study 4: Sustaining the Flood Preparedness and Emergency Management System in Cambodia Creating the momentum for mainstreaming
    • Case Study 7: Creating a Safer Tomorrow for the Future Generations: A Comprehensive Approach to Ensure the Safety of Children in Vietnam
    • Case Study 8: Reaching out to the Public Raising the Awareness of the Community in Flood Risk Reduction in Vietnam
  • Initial Steps to support the Development of a Comprehensive Multi-Hazard Program and Action Plan on Disaster Risk Reduction in Myanmar: Proceedings
  • Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction in the Education Sector, 2009
    Cambodia
    Lao PDR
    Philippines  
  • 7th Meeting of the Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management (RCC 7)
  • Implementing national programs on community-based disaster risk reduction in high risk communities, 2008 
  • Impacts of Disasters on the Education Sector, 2008
    Cambodia
    Lao PDR 

    Philippines 
      
  • Series on Community-Based Disaster Management (CBDM) in South Asia:
    Case Study 1: Enhancing community solidarity through capacity building and formation of CBDM organizations

    Case Study 2: Promoting community resilience through vulnerability and capacity assessments (VCA)
    Case Study 3: Building on local knowledge for safer homes
    Case Study 4: Empowering the community to adapt to climate change
  • ISDR INFORMATION ISSUE 2, 2006
  • Thai version
  • Chinese Version
  • Bahasa Version
  • English Version
  • Reconstruction need analysis, planning and implementation, August 2002,
  • Emergency Management Planning for Schools under the School Based Disaster Risk Management Project in Sri Lanka
    1st Guidelines for School safety  plan
    2nd Guidelines for School safety  plan
    3rd
    Guidelines for School safety  plan 
    • Disaster Proofing the MDGs
    • Innovative Initiatives in Disaster Risk Reduction Applied Research by Young Practitioners in South, South East, and East Asia, Sep 2007
    • Manual on Getting to Know the Danger of Landmines and How to Protect Yourselves 28 Mar 2008
      For Student (English, Thai)
      For Teacher  (English, Thai)
    • Sixth meeting of the ADPC Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management (RCC 6), Jul 2007

    • Natural disaster preparedness and education for sustainable development
    • Phuket Tourism Risk Management Strategy (PTRMS)
    • Manual of risk assessment and evaluation (ArcGIS® program) (Manual , Tutorial CD)
    • Manual of evacuation routes tool (ArcGIS®  program)(Manual, Tutorial CD)
    • Reduce Tsunami risk strategies for urban planning and guidelines for construction design (Eng version, Thai version)
    • Social aspects and stakeholders involvement in integrated flood management
      For other publications from associated programs on flood management,  visit http://www.apfm.info/publications.htm
    • Communicating disasters building on the Tsunami experience and responding to future challenges, Dec 2006

    • Regional Analysis of the Socio-Economic Impacts of the December 26, 2004 Earthquake and Indian Ocean Tsunami, Oct 2005

    • Tsunami Damage and Loss Assessment Report in Thailand, August 2005
    • Total Disaster Risk Management Manual, Mar 2005 (Eng,Thai)
    • Thailand-Tsunami Rapid Assessment Report, Dec 2004  
    • ASIA ISDR Informs, Issue 1, 2005 (Eng,Chi,Ind,Rus)
    • ASIA ISDR Informs, Issue 0, 2003  
    • Building disaster risk reduction in Asia: A way forward: ADPC looks ahead to 2015  

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  • Simulation exercises on influenza pandemic responses in the Asia-Pacific region, 2008
  • Strategy & Recommendations in Organizing & Managing Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

  • Exercise Management- A tool for Capacity Building

  • Mass Casualty Management Exercise Assessment Report, June 2006

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  • Safer Cities 1:
    Community Based Initiatives in Kathmandu Valley, January 2002

  • Safer Cities 2:
    Coping with Flood in Cambodian Communities, June 2002

  • Safer Cities 3:
    Mitigating Flood Risk in Cambodian Communities, July 2002

  • Safer Cities 4:
    The School Earthquake Safety Program in Kathmandu Valley, January 2003

  • Safer Cities 5:
    Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction in Central Sri Lanka, June 2003

  • Safer Cities 6:
    Promotion of Disaster Mitigation in Sri Lanka, October 2003

  • Safer Cities 7:
    Can small be beautiful? Community based flood mitigation in Bangladesh, February 2004

  • Safer Cities 8:
    Channels of communications - A challenge, Public awareness in flood preparedness in Bangladesh, March 2004

  • Safer Cities 9:
    Reducing fire Treats to Home: Piloting Community-based Fire Risk Assessment in Ban Hatsady Village, July 2004

  • Safer Cities 10:
    Creating Earthquake Preparedness in Schools: A Case Study of Mitigation Efforts in Indonesia, August 2004

  • Safer Cities 11:
    Towards Technological Hazards Risk Reduction in Ahmedabad: School as effective institutions for disaster awareness and preparedness, December 2004

  • Safer Cities 12:
    Demonstration Housing Construction for Landslide and Flood Prone Areas: A case study from Ratnapura, Sri Lanka, January 2005

  • Safer Cities 13:
    What is the Appropriate Mitigation Mix? Structural and non-structural mitigation in Hat Yai, Thailand, March 2005

  • Safer Cities 14:
    Public Awareness and Social Marketing: Experiences from AUDMP, May 2005

  • Safer Cities 15:
    Community-based Earthquake Risk Management in Dhaka City: Community empowerment for earthquake preparedness, May 2005

  • Safer Cities 16:
    Cooperation between Local Authority and Communities Reduces Flood Disaster Risk in Dagupan City, Philippines, April 2007

  • Safer Cities 17:
    Good Governance and Post-Tsunami Recovery in Patong, June 2007

  • Safer Cities 18:
    The Boy Who Cried, “Wolf!” or Why a Community-based Alert System is a good idea, June 2007

  • Safer Cities 19:
    Promoting Safer Housing Construction through CBDRM:
    Community-designed Safe Housing in Post-Xangsane Da Nang City, November 2007

  • Safer Cities 20:
    Community Based Early Warning System and Evacuation:
    Planning, Development and Testing
    , March 2008

  • Safer Cities 21:
    Community Empowerment and Disaster Risk Reduction in Chittagong City, June 2008

  • Safer Cities 22:
    Flood Disaster Mitigation and River Rehabilitation by Marikina City, Philippines, August 2008

  • Safer Cities 23:
    Urban Flood Risk Mitigation in Kalutara City, Sri Lanka, November 2008

  • Safer Cities 24: 
    Learning to Act Together: Disaster Mitigation in Hyderabad, Pakistan through Collaborative Initiatives, March 2009

  • Safer Cities 25:
    Reducing Vulnerabilities to Climate Change Impact and Strengthening Hydro-Meteorological Disaster Risk Mitigation in Secondary Cities in Asia, December 2008

  • Safer Cities 26:
    Using Risk Assessments to Reduce Landslide Risk, September 2009

  • Safer Cities 27:
    Flood preparedness initiatives of high-risk communities of Jakarta, June 2010

  • Safer Cities 28:
    Building a Community-Centered Disaster-Resilient City, Jamalpur, Bangladesh, November 2010

  • Safer Cities 29:
    Experiencing Good Governance with People's Participation: A Synergetic Approach for Disaster Risk Management, Matara, Sri Lanka, February 2011

 

  • Urban Governance and Community Resilience Guides 2010
  • Lao PDR Hazard Assessment Report, Nov 2010
  • Lao PDR Exposure, Vulnerability and Risk Assessment Report, Nov 2010
  • Working Paper: Culture of Safety in Schools, Mandatory or by Choice, ADPC and Actionaid Bangladesh, Oct 2010 New
  • Child Centered Disaster Risk Reduction (CCDRR) Guideline, Oct 2010 New

  • Child Inclusive Community Risk Assessment (CICRA), Oct 2010 New
  • Facilitator Guidebook: Disaster Risk Reduction Training to Community Volunteer, Oct 2010 New
  • Facilitator Guidebook on Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRR), Oct 2010 New
  • Facilitator's Guidebook on Urban Risk Assessment, Oct 2010 New
  • Manual on School Safety: Preparing Schools for a Safer Tomorrow, Oct 2010 New
  • Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction A Road Towards Sustainable Urban Development and Creating Safer Urban Communities, as of May 2010
  • PRIMER Vol 2: Integrated Flood Risk Management in Asia, 2005
  • PRIMER Vol 1: Disaster Risk Management in Asia, 2005
  • Earthquakes & Tsunami, 2002 (Eng , Thai ) 
  • Flood (Thai )    
  • Disaster Management in Southeast Asia: An overview, 2003  
  • Impact assessment study of the Orissa disaster management project, December 2002  
  • Proceedings of the Regional workshop on best practices in disaster mitigation, Sep 2002
    • Table of Contents
    • Foreward
    • Summary Paper on Best Practices in Disaster Mitigation
    • Policy, Legal and Institutional Arrangements
    • Hazard Mapping and Risk Assessment
    • Capacity Building
    • Mitigation Planning and Implementation
    • Promoting Safer Building Construction
    • Community-Based Approaches to Disaster Mitigation
    • Climate Applications and Preparedness
    • Public Awareness and Social Marketing
    • General Papers
    • Select Papers from the 1999 AUDMP Regional Sharing Workshop
    • Participants List
    • List of ADPC Materials on UDM
  • Tools and resources for post-disaster relief, April 2000  

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  • 4 Nov 2008
    ADPC Newsletter: Asian Disaster Management News:
    Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction
     
  • 2 July 2008
    ADPC Newsletter: Asian Disaster Management News:
    Re-aligning Disaster Risk Reduction & Climate Change Adaptation
  • 28 Mar 2008
    CBDRR Newsletter-Vol4, No3

  • 5 Mar 2008
    ADPC newsletter, Asian Disaster Management News:
    Mainstreaming DRR into Education sector
  • 14 Dec 2007
    CBDRR Newsletter
    Vol  4, No 2  
  • CBDRR Newsletter Vol 4,  No 2    
  • ADPC Newsletter: Asian Disaster Management News:
    Emerging Risks and Approaches for Reducing Vulnerability of the Urban Built Environment

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  • 31 Oct 2010 NEW!
    E-news: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 83)
     
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  • 30 Sep 2010
    E-news: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 82)
     
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  • 31 Aug 2010
    E-news: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 81)
     
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  • 31 Jul 2010
    E-news: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 80)
     
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  • 30 Jun 2010
    E-news: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 79)
     
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  • 31 May 2010
    E-news: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 78)
     
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  • 30 Apr 2010
    E-news: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 77)
     
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  • 31 Mar 2010
    E-news: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 76)
     
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  • 28 Feb 2010
    E-news: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 75)
     
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  • 31 Jan 2010
    E-news: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 74)
     
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  • 31 Dec 2009
    E-news:  Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 73)
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  • 30 Sep 2009
    E-News: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 72)
     
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  • 31 Aug 2009
    E-News: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 71)
     
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    E-News: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 70)
     
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  • 30 Jun 2009
    E-News: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 69)
     
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    E-News: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 68)
     
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  • 30 Apr 2009
    E-news: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 67)
     
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  • 31 Mar 2009
    E-news: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 66)
     
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  • 28 Feb 2009
    E-news: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 65)
     
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  • 31 Jan 2009
    E-news: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 64)
     
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  • 31 Dec 2008
    E-news:  Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 63)
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  • 31 Aug 2008
    E-news: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 62)  
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  • 31 Jul 2008
    E-news: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 61)  
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  • 11 Jul 2008
    E-news: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 60)  
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  • 31 May 2008
    E-news: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 59)  
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    E-news: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 58)  
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  • 31 Mar 2008
    E-news: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 57)  
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  • 31 Jan 2008
    E-News: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 55)  
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  • 31 Dec 2007
    E-News: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 54)  more>>
  • E-News: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 53)  more>>
  • E-News: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 52)  more>>
  • 31 May 2007
  • E-News: Disaster Mitigation in Asia  (Issue No. 47) more>>
  • 31 Jan 2008
    Echoes-Volume 4 No 4
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  • Echoes-January 2008 more>>
  • Echoes-December 2007 more>>
  • Echoes: Partnerships for Disaster Reduction South East Asia Phase IV (PDR-SEA IV) more >>
  • 30 April 2007
    E-News: Disaster Mitigation in Asia (Issue No. 46) more>>

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  • DIPECHO Fifth Action Plan for South Asia - Bangladesh, Newsletter-4, August 2010

  • "Many partners, one system: An integrated Flood Early Warning System for Jakarta" Harkunti Rahayu and Gabrielle Iglesias, Local Governments and Disaster Risk Reduction: Good Practices and Lessons Learned.  UNISDR: Geneva, Switzerland, Mar 2010, pp. 21-26.  

  • "Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Management - a road towards sustainable urban development and creating safer urban communities," Resilience, 1 (2), Feb-Apr 2010

  • Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction into Local Governance, NBRO Conference Keynote Paper, Nov 2009

  • Gender specific issues identified in the implementation of the community based Avian and Human Influenza (AHI) management in Asia, 2009

  • Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) in Disasters: A Feminist and Human Rights Perspective, 2009

  • Managing Climate Risks through Climate Information Applications: The Indonesian Experience, 2008

  • Lending a Voice to the Most Vulnerable: Mainstreaming Gender Issues in the Flood Preparedness Programs

  • Safe Hospital: The Key to deliver effective Emergency Medical Services View full article

  • “Micro-credit scheme for better livelihood for communities living in disaster prone areas of Kalutara, Sri Lanka,” Padma Karunaratne, Private Sector Activities in Disaster Risk Reduction: Good Practices and Lessons Learned.  UNISDR: Bonn, Dec 2008, pp. 75 to 78 

  • Global: Learning to adapt to drought too, Selvaraju, Dhaka, 31 October 2008 View full article
  • "Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia — Emerging Trends and Solutions," N.M.S.I Arambepola, Tropical Coasts, December 2007, 14(2), p. 12
  • Satellite flood forecasts save lives, livelihoods in Bangladesh, 2007 View full article

  • “Community Risk Mapping,” Gabrielle Iglesias. GIM International, 21(12), December 2007, p. 49: View full article

  • Need for agrometeorological solutions to farming problems-Forecasting system provides flood warnings to vulnerable residents of Bangladesh, 2007 View full article

  • “Cities at Risk: a case for better planning, management and policies,” Gabrielle Iglesias and Lowie Rosales, Habitat Debate, 3(12), Dec 2006, p. 7
  • Communicating Disasters: New Asian book revisits Tsunami's communication lessons more>>
  • Changing perceptions and practices in risk management: Climate Field Schools, 2006  View full article

  • Sound waves can trigger  earthquake aftershocks more>>
  • The rural Bangladesh courtyard, 2006 
  • Disasters and communication technology: Perspectives from Asia, Suvit Yodmani, David  Hollister, May 2001  
  • National Disaster Management Information Systems & networks: An Asian overview, Loy Rego, 2001
  • Disasters in Asia and the Pacific: An overview   
  • Disaster risk management and vulnerability reduction: Protecting the poor  
  • Citizen's participation towards safer communities, Zenaida G. Delica 
  • Preserving the mountains

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