Time of Event

09:30 – 17:00 Tokyo time

Summary

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

Objectives
  • 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

Output
  • 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
Partner
  • University of Melbourne
  • Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Secretariat

Event Contact

  • KE Seetha Ram Senior CBT Specialist Capacity Building and Training Department ADB Institute E-mail contact form
  • Dil Rahut Vice Chair of Research and Senior Research Fellow Research Department ADB Institute E-mail contact form
  • Dwiky Wibowo Project Consultant Capacity Building and Training Department ADB Institute E-mail contact form