PRESS RELEASE: Indonesia Hosts the 7th ASEAN Regional Disaster Emergency Response Simulation Exercise

Indonesia Hosts the 7th ASEAN Regional Disaster Emergency Response Simulation Exercise CILEGON, 5 November 2018 – The 7th ASEAN Regional Disaster Emergency Response Simulation Exercise or ARDEX was officially opened by the National Disaster Management Authority of Indonesia (BNPB) and the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management (AHA Centre). The opening ceremony…

PRESS RELEASE: ASEAN Helps ASEAN for Communities Affected by Typhoon Mangkhut

ASEAN Helps ASEAN for Communities Affected by Typhoon Mangkhut Manila, 24 September 2018 – The Government of the Philippines has welcomed ASEAN’s assistance for the typhoon-affected communities. Typhoon-Mangkhut (Ompong) made landfall in Cagayan Province on 15 September 2018. To date, over 2.1 million individuals have been affected by the strongest typhoon of the year which affected the…

PRESS RELEASE: ASEAN Demonstrates Solidarity for the Earthquake Survivors In Lombok, Indonesia

ASEAN Demonstrates Solidarity for the Earthquake Survivors In Lombok, Indonesia As the ASEAN Community commemorates the 51st anniversary of ASEAN last week on 8 August 2018, the region has experienced simultaneous multiple disasters in the past few weeks, including extensive flooding in the northern ASEAN region and powerful earthquake in Lombok, Indonesia. Earthquakes and aftershocks had…

PRESS RELEASE: ASEAN Delivers Solar Lanterns for Flood-affected Communities in Myanmar

ASEAN Delivers Solar Lanterns for Flood-affected Communities in Myanmar Yangon, 3 August 2018 – Following Tropical Storm 11 (Son-Tinh), combined with the monsoon season in ASEAN region, several ASEAN Member States have been severely affected by floods. Since early July 2018, the Jakarta-based ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management (AHA Centre) has…

PRESS RELEASE: ASEAN relief items arrive in Wattay International Airport, Vientiane, Lao PDR

ASEAN relief items arrive in Wattay International Airport, Vientiane, Lao PDR Vientiane, 27 July 2018 – In response to floodings in 10 provinces of Lao PDR, the Jakarta-based ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management (AHA Centre) is facilitating the mobilisation of ASEAN relief items for the flood-affected communities. The humanitarian assistance has…