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Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management

The Asia and Pacific region is at extreme risk of undoing its economic and social development gains due to unchecked disasters and unabated climate change.

Revising ADB's Disaster and Emergency Assistance Policy

ADB is revising the 2004 Disaster and Emergency Assistance Policy (DEAP). The revised policy will provide an updated framework to enhance strategic guidance for ADB’s assistance for disasters and emergencies, covering risk reduction, preparedness, and response. It focuses on the overall approach, introducing changes based on ADB’s experience since the approval of the 2004 policy and evolution in global good practice. Read more

Contacts/Experts

  • Preety M. BHANDARI (Ms)
    Chief of Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management Thematic Group concurrently Director, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management Division, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department
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  • Charlotte BENSON (Ms)
    Principal Disaster Risk Management Specialist, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management Division, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department
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Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management