ASEAN-driven Disaster Response: Progress and Potential
By Centre for Non-Traditional Security (NTS) Studies
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)
The ASEAN Leaders signed the “ASEAN Declaration on One ASEAN One Response: ASEAN Responding to Disasters as One in the Region and Outside the Region” at the 28th and 29th ASEAN Summit in Vientiane held from 6-8 September 2016. The declaration was signed to strengthen coordination and cooperation mechanisms in responding to disasters to achieve faster response, mobilise greater resources and establish stronger coordination to ensure ASEAN’s collective response to disasters. It is based on the principle of harnessing the individual and collective strengths of different sectors and stakeholders in ASEAN to effectively respond to disasters inside and outside the region. This declaration at the Summit highlights that ASEAN has a significant role in disaster response.
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Last updated on 18/10/2016