Regional risk assessment for ASEAN Member States

  • Volcano - Nevado del Ruiz, Colombia

    6 minutes ago WARNING

  • Winter Storm - Xinjiang Uygur, China

    22 minutes ago INFORMATION

  • Floods - Luanda, Angola

    1 day ago INFORMATION

  • Landslides - Luanda, Angola

    1 day ago INFORMATION

  • Landslides - Democratic Republic of the Congo

    1 day ago INFORMATION

  • Blizzard - Port Burwell, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

    45 minutes ago WARNING

  • Flood - Congo Basin, Middle Africa and Eastern Africa

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Winter Storm - Northwestern, United States

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Fuego, Guatemala

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Popocatepetl, Mexico

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Reventador, Ecuador

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Earthquake - 5.7 - Bouvet Island region

    3 hours ago WATCH

  • Winter Storm - Southwestern, United States

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Highsurf - Advisory (Hawaiian Islands)

    2 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Volcano - Sangay, Ecuador

    3 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Sabancaya, Peru

    3 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Semeru, Indonesia

    3 hours ago WARNING

  • Winter Storm - Alaska, United States

    4 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Dukono, Indonesia

    4 hours ago WATCH

  • Severe Weather - E of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

    4 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Extreme Cold - Calgary, Alberta, Canada

    4 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Sheveluch, Russia

    4 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Munising, MI Region, United States

    6 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - SW of Kitchener, Western Australia, Australia

    6 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Severe Weather - Montreal, Québec, Canada

    6 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Winter Storm - Northern Rockies and Plains, United States

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Severe Weather - Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

    7 hours ago ADVISORY

  • High Wind - Cap-Chat, Québec, Canada

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • High Wind - Port Burwell, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Earthquake - 5.0 - 65 km SSE of Gorontalo, Indonesia

    7 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Volcano - Suwanosejima, Japan

    7 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Flood - W of Dasht Kaur Basin, United Arab Emirates and Oman

    9 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Volta Basin, W of White Volta River, Ghana and Togo

    9 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - S of San Juan de Nicaragua, Río San Juan, Nicaragua

    9 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Brahmaputra Basin, China, India and Myanmar

    9 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Yalu River Basin, China, South Korea and North Korea

    9 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - E of Baoding, North China

    9 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Golmud, Qinghai, China

    9 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Don Basin, NE of Don River, Russia and Ukraine

    9 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Southeastern Paraguay

    10 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Guyana

    10 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Earthquake - 5.1 - North Island of New Zealand

    11 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Extreme Cold - Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, Canada

    11 hours ago WARNING

  • Snow Squall - NW of Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada

    13 hours ago WATCH

  • Blowing Snow - Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

    15 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Earthquake - 5.1 - south of Panama

    17 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Storms - Brazil

    17 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Ebeko, Russia

    18 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Earthquake - 5.1 - 220 km SW of Bengkulu, Indonesia

    18 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Winter Storm - Western, United States

    19 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Nile Basin, Eastern Africa, Middle Africa and Northern Africa

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Hingol Basin, W of Hingol River, Iran and Pakistan

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Abhe Bad Basin, Eastern Africa

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - N of Turkmenbasy, Balkan, Turkmenistan

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - La Paz, Baja California, Baja California Sur and Sonora, Mexico

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Congo Basin, Tanzania

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - S of Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Yaqui Basin, E of Yaqui River, Mexico

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Usumacinta Basin, Usumacinta and Grijalva Rivers, Mexico

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - NW of Tecuala, Nayarit, Mexico

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - SW of Nueve de Julio, Pampas Argentina

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Orinoco Basin, Orinoco and Apure Rivers, Colombia and Venezuela

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - N of Pedro Luro, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Salvador, Northeast Brazil

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Carupano, Sucre, Venezuela

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Murray Basin, Murray, Darling and Murrumbidgee Rivers, Australia

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Amazon Basin, W of Mamore River, Brazil, Bolivia and Peru

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Magdalena Basin, SW of Magdalena River, Colombia

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Chad Basin, Middle Africa and Western Africa

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - W of Bengawan Solo Basin, Indonesia

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Parana Basin, South America

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Mataram, Nusa Tenggara Barat, Indonesia

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Merauke, Papua, Indonesia

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Raba, Nusa Tenggara Barat, Indonesia

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - SE of Hari Basin, Indonesia

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - SE of Mahakam Basin, Indonesia

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Kapuas Basin, Kapuas and Mahakam Rivers, Indonesia and Malaysia

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Irrawaddy Basin, W of Irrawaddy River, Myanmar and Thailand

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Vam Co Basin, NE of Vam Co River, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - NW of Aurangabad, Bihar, India

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Ganges Basin, Penner and Damodar Rivers, India and Bangladesh

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - E of Zhosaly, Aqtöbe and Qyzylorda, Kazakhstan

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Chamdo, Qinghai, Xizang and Yunnan, China

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Hyderabad, Baluchistan, Punjab and Sind, Pakistan

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - SE of Cauvery Basin, Sri Lanka

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Indus Basin, India and Pakistan

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Irrawaddy Basin, Bangladesh and Myanmar

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Salween Basin, S of Salween River, China, India and Myanmar

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Chao Phraya Basin, South-eastern Asia

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Yangtze Basin, NE of Yangtze River, China

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - SE of Karachi, Sind, Pakistan

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Mekong Basin, South-eastern Asia

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Hanggin Houqi, Nei Mongol and Ningxia Hui, China

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Indus Basin, Eastern Asia and Southern Asia

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Shatt Al Arab Basin, Iran, Iraq and Saudi Arabia

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Brahmaputra Basin, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia and South-eastern Asia

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Yenisey Basin, SW of Selenga River, Russia and Mongolia

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - W of Behbehan, Khuzestan, Iran

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Chad Basin, Chad

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Niger Basin, Nigeria

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - N of Saint-Louis, Saint-Louis, Mauritania

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Niger Basin, Niger and Bani Rivers, Burkina Faso and Mali

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - N of Lamu, Lamu, Kenya

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Niger Basin, Benin and Nigeria

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Lake Turkana Basin, Kenya

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Earthquake - 5.4 - central Mid-Atlantic Ridge

    20 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Flood - SE of Baraka Basin, Eritrea and Sudan

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Ogooue Basin, Middle Africa

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Conakry, Conakry, Guinea

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Senegal Basin, Western Africa

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Alexandria, Al Iskandariyah, Egypt

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Chad Basin, Central African Republic, Sudan and Chad

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Aira, Japan

    21 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Southern India

    21 hours ago WARNING

  • Landslides - Vietnam

    22 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Vietnam

    22 hours ago WARNING

  • Extreme Cold - Northern Vietnam

    22 hours ago WARNING

  • Extreme Heat - Southern Vietnam

    22 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Brunei

    22 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Eastern Malaysia

    22 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Peninsular Malaysia

    22 hours ago WARNING

  • Landslides - Ishikawa, Japan

    23 hours ago WARNING

  • Extreme Cold - South Korea

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - Durant, MS Region, United States

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Earthquake - 5.7 - 49 km NE of Bandar-e Lengeh, Iran

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Highsurf - Advisory (Hawaiian Islands)

    1 day ago ADVISORY

  • Volcano - Ibu, Indonesia

    1 day ago WATCH

  • Flood - E of Barcelos, North Brazil

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - E of Tema, Greater Accra, Ghana

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - SW of Kontagora, Niger, Nigeria

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - E of Fonte Boa, Amazonas, Brazil

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - NE of Kinabatangan Basin, Philippines

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - E of Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - SW of Viet Tri, Phú Thọ, Vietnam

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - NW of Chattogram, Chittagong, Bangladesh

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - Volga Basin, Russia and Kazakhstan

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - Pallasovka, Volgograd, Russia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - Yellow River Basin, China

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - Danube Basin, Eastern Europe and Southern Europe

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - S of Tillaberi, Tillabéry, Niger

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - Senegal Basin, SE of Senegal River, Mauritania and Senegal

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - Congo Basin, Dem Rep of the Congo and Zambia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - Nile Basin, Egypt

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - N of Farafangana, Fianarantsoa and Toamasina, Madagascar

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Storms - Panama

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Drought - Northwestern United States

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Drought - High Plains United States

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Drought - Southwestern United States

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Drought - Hawaii, United States

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Drought - Federated States of Micronesia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Mauna Loa, United States

    3 days ago ADVISORY

  • Volcano - Cotopaxi, Ecuador

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Tuvalu

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Extreme Heat - Western Australia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Drought - Eastern Africa

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Europe

    7 months ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Africa

    7 months ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Middle East

    7 months ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - North America

    7 months ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Asia Pacific

    7 months ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Latin America/Caribbean

    7 months ago WARNING

  • Severe Weather - East Java Province, Indonesia

    2 days ago INFORMATION

  • Cholera - Haiti

    3 days ago WARNING

  • Ebola Virus - Uganda

    1 month ago WARNING

  • Ebola Virus - Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

    3 months ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Hawaii

    7 months ago WARNING

April 21, 2015

In order to advance disaster management and disaster risk reduction across the region, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is engaged in a project to develop a set of regional risk and vulnerability assessment (RVA) guidelines. The guidelines will support a common approach to developing, analyzing, and sharing risk information that would inform decision making within the 10 ASEAN Member States (AMS) and the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management (AHA Centre). Regional risk assessment is one of the strategic priorities of Phase II of the ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response (AADMER) Work Program.

As part of the process to develop the guidelines, the ASEAN-U.S. Partnership for Good Governance, Equitable and Sustainable Development and Security (ASEAN-U.S. PROGRESS) conducted the “Formalization and Coordination Workshop on Risk and Vulnerability Assessment (RVA) Guidelines,” April 1 and 2, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and co-organized by the Pacific Disaster Center (PDC), this event served as an opportunity to build consensus on the purpose of the RVA Guidelines, as well as the goals and basic implementation strategies. It was also an opportunity to present initial findings of a gap analysis and to gather additional information.

Representatives from seven AMS, the ASEAN Partnership Group, AHA Centre, ASEAN Secretariat, and Development Alternatives Inc. (DAI, the implementation partner for PROGRESS) participated in the workshop. Presentations, guided discussions, and surveys helped to explore common interests, capabilities, and challenges within the context of a regional RVA. Participants discussed issues related to data, methods and tools, application of the data, and institutional mechanisms, including such topics as data sharing and security, technical capacity, and sustainability.

With PDC co-organizing the event and providing technical support to ASEAN, PDC Director of Applied Science Dr. Heather Bell facilitated the workshop. Bell is also managing the process for the development of RVA guidelines.

In the future, once agreements are in place and the guidelines have been implemented in the AMS, the vision is to integrate relevant information into the DisasterAWARE-based Disaster Monitoring and Response System (DMRS) at the AHA Centre. PDC is supporting another Phase II project to enhance the utility and data content of DMRS. A third, related project currently underway with PROGRESS support will result in the development of curricula for three disaster management courses.

For more information on this event:
• View the AHA Centre website to learn about the AADMER Work Program,
• Visit the ASEAN Facebook page for more images, and
• Read more about the ASEAN-U.S. PROGRESS here.

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