IFRC and ASEAN with text


Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was established in 1967 by 10 countries, namely: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam. The regional cooperative organization has three pillars: ASEAN Political-Security Community, ASEAN Economic Community and the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community. For more information on ASEAN, visit the website at http://asean.org/

ASEAN Committee on Disaster Management (ACDM) – The ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community is responsible for building disaster-resilient nations and safer communities within the region under the ASEAN Committee on Disaster Management (ACDM) sub-committee and comprised of national-level Disaster Management Agencies. ACDM is mandated “To enhance regional cooperation in all aspects of disaster management including prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery through mutual assistance activities in order to minimize the adverse consequences of disasters on the economic and social development of Member states.”

Guiding Documents on ASEAN