Disaster Response in Asia and the Pacific: A Guide to International Tools and Services
Produced by: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)-Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
This material is designed to help disaster managers in national governments gain basic knowledge of how to use international tools and services.
The guide is not prescriptive. It aims to support the growing disaster response and disaster response preparedness capabilities that exist at national level across Asia and the Pacific.
The guide is for national disaster management organizations (NDMOs) and line ministries involved in disaster response and disaster response preparedness. It is also a reference document for representatives of intergovernmental organizations, civilsociety actors and disaster-affected people.