Revised Disaster and Emergency Assistance Policy

Institutional Document | June 2021
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This paper presents ADB’s Revised Disaster and Emergency Assistance Policy (RDEAP), providing an updated policy framework to enhance strategic guidance for ADB’s assistance for disasters and emergencies.

The Revised Disaster and Emergency Assistance Policy (RDEAP) introduces changes based on ADB’s experience since the 2004 Disaster and Emergency Assistance Policy (DEAP) was approved and the evolution in global good practice.

The RDEAP seeks to enhance strategic guidance for greater efficiency and impact of ADB’s support to DMCs in order to strengthen resilience to disasters and emergencies, including improved management of residual risk.

Contents

  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Background
  • Issues
  • Revised Disaster and Emergency Assistance Policy
  • Request for Board Guidance
  • Appendixes

Additional Details

Type
Subjects
  • ADB administration and governance
  • Environment
  • Disaster Risk Management

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