PRESS RELEASE -AHA Centre and the Republic of Korea Launch the ASCEND Programme

AHA Centre and the Republic of Korea Launch the ASCEND Programme to Enhance Professionalism in Disaster Management in the ASEAN Region Jakarta, 22 September 2020 – The ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management (The AHA Centre) with the support from Republic of Korea (ROK) launched ‘ASEAN Standards and Certification for Experts in…

PRESS RELEASE: ASEAN Helping ASEAN Beyond Emergency Response — Handover of 75 Units of Permanent Houses as part of the ASEAN Village to the Local Government of Palu City

.  .    Jakarta, 16 April 2020.   On 28 September 2018, the 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit Donggala District which also affected Palu City, Sigi District and Parigi Mountong Regencies in Central Sulawesi Province. The earthquake triggered cascading events including near-field tsunami, major liquefaction and landslides, which resulted in direct damages, impacts, and constrained humanitarian…

PRESS RELEASE – EU announces support to humanitarian and emergency response in ASEAN

Jakarta, 27 January 2020,To support ASEAN endeavours in enhancing its disaster response capacity, the EU will launch a EUR 10 million programme to support the AHA Centre, namely “Integrated Programme in Enhancing the Capacity of AHA Centre and ASEAN Emergency Response Mechanisms” expected to start in early 2020. This new initiative will strengthen the capacity…