Cambodia

Cambodia

Flooding and food security: PPC studies local disaster impacts at quarterly meeting

Members evaluating the effectiveness of past activities at the 3rd PPC-NMG quarterly meeting.

The Preparedness Partnership of Cambodia (PPC) established under APP, works towards improving preparedness for response and recovery from disasters in Cambodia and comprises of member organizations from the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM), Federation of Associations for SMEs in Cambodia (FASMEC) and the local humanitarian network – Cambodia Humanitarian Forum (CHF).

Enhancing emergency assessment techniques in Cambodia

Opening ceremony chaired by H.E Nkek Bunrith, Deputy Secretary General - NCDM

The Preparedness Partnership of Cambodia (PPC) established under APP,  is working towards improving preparedness for response and recovery from disasters in Cambodia comprising representation from the government, the private sector and the local humanitarian network- Cambodia Humanitarian Forum. In accordance with its roadmap and action plan, PPC organized a 5-day training course on Emergency Assessment in Pursat province from 22-26 October, 2018.

Cambodia implements Disaster Management course to prepare for floods

The Preparedness Partnership of Cambodia (PPC), established as a national platform under the Asian Preparedness Partnership is working towards strengthening capacities of Governments, Local Humanitarian Organizations and the Private Sector on preparedness for response in Asia. This ‘network of networks’ formalized by Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) with support from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), is implemented by the PPC National Management Group in Cambodia.

First Business Resilience Forum in Cambodia engages small enterprises in disaster preparedness

A one-day Business Resilience forum was jointly organized by the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM), the Federation of Associations for SMEs of Cambodia (FASMEC) and the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) through its iPrepare Business facility. Funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the forum has been conceptualized as part of the multi-stakeholder partnership of Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP) through its country platform, the Preparedness Partnership of Cambodia (PPC) on 22 June 2018 in Phnom Penh.

APP Country Action Plans

One of the foremost activities implemented under the program was to undertake Baseline Assessment studies to map out the current status of the humanitarian ecosystem for managing disasters at the institutional, organizational and operational levels. The assessment studies have been carried out in all program countries to assess capacities, systems, and inter-agency coordination mechanisms of key stakeholders-  Governments, International NGOs, local humanitarian organisations, academic institutions and civil society organizations working in disaster preparedness and emergency response. 

MOI Signing Between NCDM, Cambodia and ADPC

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) is implementing the program “Strengthening Capacity of Government, Local Humanitarian Organizations and the Private Sector on Preparedness for Response in Asia” in six countries, Cambodia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka, in order to improve the preparedness and humanitarian response to disasters, strengthening the interface and partnership between Government and Local humanitarian organizations and enhancing capacities through partnerships, knowledge resourc

Info-graphics: Cambodia

Cambodia is home to 15,135,169 people with 20.319% people living in urban areas while 79.681% living in rural areas. Country’s GDP is reported as 15,249.684 mil USD. Based on the internationally reported data from 1990 -2014, the most frequent disaster for Cambodia is flood, followed by drought and storms. Annual flood is very common phenomenon in Cambodia while severe droughts occurred at least once every five years. Typhoons usually landfalls during the Southeast Asian Typhoon season with devastating impacts on the property and livelihoods.

Validation Workshop in Cambodia

Cambodian Humanitarian Forum (CHF) funded by USAID/OFDA, commenced in May 2012. The successes of this endeavor lead to launching of the program “Strengthening capacity of Government and Local Humanitarian Organizations on preparedness for response in Asia."One of the six selected countries for this program is Cambodia. This program is being coordinated by Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) with support from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and association with in country partners PADEK and NCDM.

Guidance Notes on Humanitarian Assistance

The development of a Guidance Note on Humanitarian Assistance for the local Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Cambodia is one of the outputs of the project “Strengthening Emergency Response Capacity of Humanitarian NGOs in Cambodia”, funded by USAID/OFDA, which was implemented from May 2012 until April 2014. This project was coordinated by the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) with in-country partners Partnership for Development in Kampuchea (PADEK), the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) and the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP).

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