The S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) and the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management (AHA Centre), held a policy discussion on the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) – Implications for the Asia-Pacific in Jakarta on Monday 14 November 2016. The policy discussion brought together some 40 experts, all attending in their personal capacities. The policy discussion focused on the outcomes of the World Humanitarian Summit, the ASEAN Vision 2025 on Disaster Management, frameworks for action, stakeholder engagement and strategic priorities. The event was part of the Commemoration to Life: Journey of Partnership and Progress – Fifth anniversary of the AHA Centre in Jakarta. By examining the strengths, challenges and future of the humanitarian system in the Asia-Pacific, this volume offers insights from scholars and practitioners into the debate on reforming the humanitarian system developed at the World Humanitarian Summit in 2016 and the implications for the region.
List of Contributors
Understanding gaps and opportunities in ASEAN humanitarian systems
Jonatan A. Lassa
Decision Support Framework for Location Selection and Disaster Relief Network Design – A Pilot Study on Indonesia
- Timperio, G. B. Panchal, R. de Souza, I. Figgins, and D. Adriaens
Civilian protection in the context of disaster planning and response
Promoting an ASEAN approach to disaster management
Jessica Ear and Deon V. Canyon
Disaster Management and A More Resilient ASEAN: Imperatives for a Seamless Collaboration among ASEAN’s Three-pillared Communities
Developing an Asia-Pacific Strategy for HADR
Non-Traditional Security / Policy Reports / Southeast Asia and ASEAN
Cook, Alistair D. B. (ed.), 2017, World Humanitarian Summit – Implications for the Asia-Pacific, Singapore: S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies.
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