Time of Event

09:30 – 17:00 Tokyo time


This workshop examined post-disaster reconstruction and effective recovery mechanism design. It discussed current reconstruction practices, their advantages and limitations, and related case studies. It also explained the value of shifting from an income and resource-based approach to one that considers individuals’ capability and wellbeing.

  • Identify post-disaster reconstruction challenges, recovery strategies, and lessons learned
  • Spotlight emerging post-disaster reconstruction methods
  • Explain how to apply a “capability approach” can measure losses and restitution after a disaster
Target Participants

Selected policy makers from Asian Development Bank member economies and experts from think tanks, universities, and international organizations

  • Enhanced understanding of post-disaster reconstruction challenges and opportunities
  • Greater best practice sharing and impetus for policy collaboration
  • Program materials to be uploaded on the ADBI website
  • University of Melbourne
  • Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Secretariat

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