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 Partnership strives to foster innovation for disaster risk management (DRM) in Asia by fostering an enabling environment that builds partnership, facilitates access to funding, provides informed policy directives & frameworks, develops expertise & capacities, and promotes the growth of local innovation champion APP Innovation Learn More

The Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP) is a unique multi-stakeholder regional partnership established by its founding member countries which include Cambodia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. Formed in 2017 with technical and secretariat support from the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) as well as assistance from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (the Foundation) and the United States Agency for International Development Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (USAID BHA). Its goal is to achieve ‘‘safer and well-prepared communities through locally-led disaster risk management (DRM) actions, so that disaster impacts on at-risk communities of Asia will be reduced”.

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The Power of Partnership.

The Philippine Preparedness Partnership (PhilPrep), through the Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP) program, has successfully influenced various national entities, local partners, and at-risk communities. By integrating civil society’s inclusive approach, ...government policy development for disaster risk management (DRM), and private sector resources and innovation, we can ensure effective humanitarian activities that leave no one behind.

This video documents and evaluates the progress and lessons learned during the two implementation phases of PhilPrep’s five-year journey, highlighting its impact on the communities it served. These valuable experiences must be preserved and documented to enhance future programming efforts.
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