CWS-Asia/Pacific launched a new pilot project with YMCA Myanmar supporting young people to develop and lead disaster risk reduction activities in their local communities and mitigate the impacts of natural hazards.
CWS-Asia/Pacific conducted the Views from the Frontline global survey on strengthening local civil societies and strengthening government capacities in the fields of disasters risk reduction. Read the executive summary.
Read the last Multi Regional Risk Management Training newsletter on Mainstreaming Security Risk Management in the Organization
Two years after the Great Eastern Japan Triple Disasters, CWS-Asia/Pacific efforts focus on long-term advocacy work, building communities disaster response capacities and helping people to reduce the consequences of radioactive contamination.
CWS-Asia/Pacific is committed to address future disasters together with the Church of Christ in Thailand (CCT) and to raise awareness on child abuse in cooperation with the Office of Child Protection (OCP).
Myanmar | 20 May 2013
Supporting young people to reduce the risk of disasters in Myanmar, in cooperation with YMCACWS-Asia/Pacific is supporting a disaster risk reduction pilot project in Myanmar in cooperation with Y-Care International and YMCA Myanmar. Young people in Myanmar (Burma) will develop and lead disaster risk reduction activities in their local communities to mitigate the impacts of natural hazards. YMCA Pathein and their volunteers will train ...
Myanmar | 20 May 2013
After Tropical Cyclone, Myanmar still in need of disaster preparedness measuresCWS-Asia/Pacific response CWS-Asia/Pacific, member of the ACT Alliance Forum in Myanmar, decided not to issue an emergency appeal. However, we are still working closely with our local partners to monitor the situation. Such situation demonstrate the importance of our engagement in conducting more disaster preparedness programs around the ...
Myanmar | 8 May 2013
CWS conducted the first “Views from the Frontline” global survey in MyanmarEXECUTIVE SUMMARY We are pleased to share the executive summary of the 2013 "Views from the Frontline" report for Myanmar. The full PDF version will soon be available on our website. Views from the Frontline is an initiative of the Global Network for Disaster Reduction, that began in 2009 and is a global survey conducted every two years ...
Pakistan | 4 May 2013
SITUATION ALERT: Internally Displaced People from Tirah Valley are in Need of HelpBackground The heavy clashes between the rival armed groups and subsequent military operation against the militants have resulted in a huge displacement of thousands of families from Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). According to UNHCR, as of May 1, 2013, 11,404 families have been displaced and ...
Asia/Pacific | 30 April 2013
MultiRegional Risk Management E-News | Mainstreaming Security Risk Management in the OrganizationRead the MultiRegional Risk Management E-News MAINSTREAMING SECURITY RISK MANAGEMENT IN THE ORGANIZATION Aid workers have been moved to the frontlines in providing assistance to communities after major humanitarian challenges such as environment disaster, continuous civil unrest or even during war. They find themselves in places that ...
Cambodia | 29 April 2013
Post Flood Recovery Assistance in CambodiaIn late 2011, the heavy flooding severely affected the people in the northwestern provinces of Cambodia – Battambang and Banteay Meanchey provinces particularly those who live along the river and Tonle Sap Great Lake. It affected every aspect of life including food security, livelihood, and water sanitation and hygiene. With grant support ...