Partnership for Disaster Reduction
in South East Asia Phase 4
Overview of PDR SEA Phase 4
The project of the Partnership for Disaster Reduction - Southeast Asia Phase 4 (PDR SEA 4) was implemented jointly by United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) with financial support from European Commission Humanitarian Aid Department (DIPECHO) for 18 months of February 2007 – April 2008, targeting four countries such as Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines and Viet Nam as continuous efforts of PDR-SEA Programme which has started since 2000.
PDR SEA 4 aims to enhance the institutionalization of CBDRM into socio-economic development process through strengthening national and local capacity for the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action in order to build up community resilience in four project countries namely Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Viet Nam. The project activities involve strengthening and institutionalizing CBDRM through local-level pilot activities, facilitating information dissemination through existing regional and national disaster risk management networks, enhancing ownership of CBDRM programs by developing the capacities of local authorities and promoting CBDRM through strategic plan for disaster risk management with the components of the Recognition Scheme, the Consolidating Report for Disaster Risk Management, the Disaster Management Practitioners Forums and the High Ranking officials’ Forums.