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OCHA DISASTER RESPONSE IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC



AADMER
ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response
ACAPS
Assessment Capacities Project
ACDM
ASEAN Committee on Disaster Management
ADB
Asian Development Bank
ADMER Fund
ASEAN Disaster Management and Emergency Relief Fund
ADPC
Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre
ADRC
Asian Disaster Reduction Centre
ADRRN
Asian Disaster Reduction and Response Network
AHA
ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance of disaster management
ALNAP
Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance
APC-MADRO
Asia-Pacific Conferences on Military Assistance to Disaster Relief Operations
APDRF
Asia-Pacific Disaster Response Fund (ADB)
APEC
Asia-Pacific Economic Community
APEC EPWG
APEC Emergency Preparedness Working Group
APG
AADMER Partnership Group (ASEAN)
APHP
Asia-Pacific Humanitarian Partnership
APRSAF
Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum
ARDEX
ASEAN Regional Disaster Emergency Response Simulation Exercises
ARF
ASEAN Regional Forum
ARF-DiREx
ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) Disaster Relief Exercise
ASEAN
Association of Southeast Asian Nations
CADRE
Community Action for Disaster Response (ADPC)
CAP
Consolidated Appeal Process
CDAC
Communicating with Disaster-Affected Communities
CERF
Central Emergency Response Fund
CSR
Corporate Social Responsibility
DART
Disaster Assistance Response Team (USAID)
DFID
Department for International Development (UK)
DMRS
Disaster Monitoring and Response System (ASEAN)
DPRK
Democratic People�s Republic of Korea
DREF
Disaster Relief mergency Fund (IFRC)
DRR
Disaster risk reduction
EAS
East Asia Summit
ECB
Project Emergency Capacity-Building Project
ECHO
European Commission Humanitarian Office
ECOSOC
UN Economic and Social Council
EEC
Environmental Emergencies Centre (OCHA/UNEP)
EOC
Emergency Operations Centre
ERAT
Emergency Rapid Assessment Team (ASEAN)
ERC
Emergency Relief Coordinator
ERF
Emergency Response Fund
ERU
Emergency Response Unit (IFRC)
EU
European Union
FACT
Field Assessment Coordination Team (IFRC)
FAO
Food and Agriculture Organization
FEAT
Flash Environmental Assessment Tool
FTS
Financial Tracking Service
GDACS
Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System
GenCap
Gender Standby Capacity Roster
GFDRR
Global Facility for Disaster Risk Reduction (World Bank)
GIS
Geographic information systems
HAP
Humanitarian Accountability Partnership
HC
Humanitarian Coordinator
HCT
Humanitarian Country Team
HFA
Hyogo Framework Agreement
HIC
Humanitarian Information Centre
IASC
Inter-Agency Standing Committee
IAES
IASC Inter-Agency Emergency Simulation
ICRC
International Committee of the Red Cross
ICS
Incident command system
ICT
Information communications technology
ICVA
International Council of Voluntary Agencies
IDPs
Internally displaced persons
IDRL
International Disaster Response Laws, Rules and Principles
IEC
INSARAG External Classification
IFRC
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
IHL
International humanitarian law
IHP
International Humanitarian Partnership
IM
Information management
INEE
Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies
INSARAG
International Search and Rescue Advisory Group
IOM
International Organization for Migration
JICA
Japan International Cooperation Agency
MCDA
Military and civil-defence assets
MIRA
Multi-Cluster Initial Rapid Assessment
MOU
Memorandum of understanding
MPP
Minimum Preparedness Package (OCHA)
NDMO
National disaster management organization
NDRRM
SAARC Natural Disaster Rapid Response Mechanism
NDRRMC
National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (Philippines)
NGO
Non-governmental organization
NOAA
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (USA)
NORCAP
Norwegian Refugee Council�s Standby Roster
OCHA
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
OCHA-FCSS
OCHA Field Coordination Support Section
OCHA-HAT
Humanitarian Advisory Team
OCHA-IMU
Information Management Unit
OCHA-ROAP
OCHA Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
OCHA-ROP
Regional Office for the Pacific
OHCHR
UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
OSOCC
On-Site Operations Coordination Centre
PDC
Pacific Disaster Center
PDN
Pacific Disaster Net
PHT
Pacific Humanitarian Team
PIF
Pacific Islands Forum
ProCap
Protection Standby Capacity Roster
PTWS
Pacific Tsunami Warning System
RCRC
International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
RDRT
Regional Disaster Response Team (IFRC)
RF
Recovery Framework
RFL
Restoring Family Links (ICRC)
RIMES
Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System
SAARC
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
SADKN
South Asian Disaster Knowledge Network (SAARC)
SASOP
Standby arrangements and standard operating procedures (ASEAN)
SCHR
Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response
SDMC
SAARC Disaster Management Centre
Sitrep
Situation report
SPC
Secretariat of the Pacific Community
UK
United Kingdom
UN
United Nations
UN-CMCoord
UN Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination
UNCT
UN Country Team
UNDAC
UN Disaster Assessment and Coordination
UNDP
UN Development Programme
UNEP
UN Environmental Programme
UNFPA
UN Population Fund
UN GA
UN General Assembly
UNHCR
UN High Commissioner for Refugees
UNHRD
UN Humanitarian Response Depot
UNICEF
UN Children�s Fund
UNISDR
UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction
UNOSAT
UNITAR�s Operational Satellite Applications Programme
UN RC
UN Resident Coordinator
UN-SPIDER
UN Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response
USA
United States of America
USAID
United States Agency for International Development
USAID/OFDA
USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance
USAR
Urban search and rescue
US$
US dollar
USG
Under-Secretary-General (UN)
USGS
USGS United States Geological Service
VOSOCC
Virtual On-Site Operations Coordination Centre
WFP
World Food Programme
WHO
World Health Organization

OCHA wishes to acknowledge the contributions of its committed staff in preparing and reviewing this publication.

Managing editor: Romano Lasker (OCHA)
Editor: Stacey M. White
Design, graphics and layout: Anthony John Burke

This publication was made possible by the critical support and feedback from officials from Governments and Regional Organizations from across the Asia-Pacific region and beyond: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Democratic People�s Republic of Korea (DPRK), European Commission Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO), Fiji, India, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Sri Lanka, Thailand, United States of America (US), Vanuatu, Viet Nam

We are also grateful for the support and advice provided by our colleagues in the broader humanitarian community from UN/International Organizations, Red Cross Movement, local and international NGOs working in the Asia Pacific region: Asian Development Bank (ADB), Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC), Asian Disaster Reduction and Response Network (ADRRN), Community and Family Services International (CFSI), Food and Agriculture Organizations (FAO), Humanitarian Forum Indonesia, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), International Organization for Migration (IOM), International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), Mercy Malaysia, Muhammadiya, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), OXFAM, Pacific Disaster Centre (PDC), Save the Children, SEEDS-India, UN Development Programme (UNDP), UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), UN Children�s Fund (UNICEF), UN Population Fund (UNFPA), UN Women, World Food Programme (WFP), World Health Organization (WHO), World Vision International (WVI).

We would also like to thank our team at OCHA�s Regional Office for Asia and Pacific: Oliver Lacey-Hall, Rajan Gengaje, Kristen Knutson as well as OCHA colleagues in the Asia-Pacific region, Headquarters and the Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean.

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OCHA-ROAP
Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific,
Executive Suite, Second Floor,
UNCC Building, Rajdamnern Nok Avenue,
Bangkok 10200, Thailand.

Tel: +66 2288 1234
E-mail: ocha-roap@un.org

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