Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP)


The Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP) was established through a partnership between Asian Disaster Preparedness Center and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for improving the preparedness and emergency response to disasters in Asia by strengthening humanitarian leadership and technical capacity of National Governments, Local Humanitarian, and the Private Sector Organizations so that they can lead and better engage in the humanitarian framework.

Our National Preparedness Partnerships include Cambodia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka. Each of the partnerships comprises of a unique collaboration network of the government, local non-governmental organizations, and the private sector. Where We Work Explore the Partnerships Accurate data in the age of disinformation is crucial to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. Our repository of information include the latest national updates from our member countries and other program countries included in South-South learning and knowledge. COVID-19 Resource Learn More We believe that an informed community is one that is equipped for progress. We have highlights some the changes instilled in the communities we have reach.
APP seeks to inform and highlight some of the changes we are instilling within the communities we reach.
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Working towards strengthening the institutional and technical capacity of national and regional partners to support the institutionalization and sustainability of PEER in South Asia Program For Enhancement Of Emergency Response In South Asia About PEER South Asia

The Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP), established by the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), is a unique multi-stakeholder regional partnership that includes countries from South and South-East Asia to better prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters. Supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (the foundation) and United States Agency for International Development Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (USAID BHA), the partnership strives to improve inter-organizational coordination and dialogue between governments, local humanitarian organization networks, and the private sector for enhancing capacities through partnerships, knowledge resources, training, and networking opportunities.

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APP's platform Roadmap

Practitioners Roster

A database of subject and practise-area experts.

E-Learning Platform

Certificate-based courses in disaster preparedness

Real-time Monitoring

Real-time incident status updates and ground-truthing.

Recent News

Sri Lanka

Strengthening the Preparedness Capacity of Local Civil Society Organizations for Effective Emergency Response

Sri Lanka

Training Programs on Business Continuity Management


PEER strengthens volunteer responders in Nepal

Recent Publications


2022-01-20 16:16:12


COVID-19 Home Care Pocket Guide
COVID-19 Home Care Pocket Guide
2022-01-20 16:09:24


Updated Guidelines on Quarantine, Isolation, and Testing for COVID-19 Response and Case Management for the Omicron Variant
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