Advocacy Resources

Advocacy Resources

Resilience and the SDGs in the Asia-Pacific region - Several SDG targets have indicators related to disaster risk reduction

Publication date26 Mar 2018
PublisherAsia-Pacific SDG Partnership

Several SDGs make explicit links to resilience, while numerous goals have targets and indicators that capture dimensions of resilience,...

Government policies and programmes for building resilience in the Asia-Pacific region

Publication date26 Mar 2018
PublisherAsia-Pacific SDG Partnership

This table outlines some of the policies, programmes and projects implemented for building the four interrelated forms of resilience...

The human cost of the 2017 floods in South Asia

Publication date26 Mar 2018
PublisherAsia-Pacific SDG Partnership

As figure shows, the monsoon rains in 2017 claimed an estimated 1,200 lives in South Asia, and affected 40 million people across...

Responding to the MERS outbreak in the Republic of Korea

Publication date26 Mar 2018
PublisherAsia-Pacific SDG Partnership

In health systems, for example, shocks such as disease outbreaks lead to a series of major policy shifts. As was the case with the Republic...

Risk interconnection map

Publication date26 Mar 2018
PublisherAsia-Pacific SDG Partnership

While the effects of climate change will be felt globally, the Asia-Pacific region will be especially affected, particularly by...

Forest fire hotspots in Indonesia

Publication date26 Mar 2018
PublisherAsia-Pacific SDG Partnership

Fire hotspots peak when this burning coincides with the dry season (June to September). In very dry years – for example, during droughts,...

The continuum of resilience capacities

Publication date26 Mar 2018
PublisherAsia-Pacific SDG Partnership

The actions needed to strengthen the resilience of human systems can be understood in terms of resilience capacities, which include...

Groups identified as being extremely vulnerable to risk

Publication date26 Mar 2018
PublisherAsia-Pacific SDG Partnership

Some groups or communities are disproportionately exposed to risks and are more vulnerable to the changing risk profile of the Asia-Pacific...

Annual damage from floods in South Asia, 1970–2016

Publication date26 Mar 2018
PublisherAsia-Pacific SDG Partnership

South Asia has suffered greatly: between 1970 and 2016, 35 percent of floods in the region occurred here, with devastating effects on...

ASEAN Specialized Meteorological Center

Publication date26 Mar 2018
PublisherAsia-Pacific SDG Partnership

This figure shows that as the region has developed economically, and GDP has grown, economic assets at risk have increased substantially....