ESCAP participates in the Regional consultation on the ASEAN Guidelines on Disaster Responsive Social Protection

ESCAP participated in the Regional consultation on the ASEAN Guidelines on Disaster Responsive Social Protection, organized by the Asian Development Bank in collaboration with the Food and the Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 30-31 August 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. The consultation gathered inputs for the ASEAN Guidelines on Disaster-Responsive Social Protection, including by presenting results of studies relating to risk-informed and shock-responsive social protection in ASEAN Member States. The consultation also provided a forum for senior officials in charge of Disaster Management (ACDM), Social Welfare and Development (SOMSWD), Health Department (SOMHD) in ASEAN Member States, to discuss potential linking of social protection and disaster risk management.