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Pathways to Adaptation and Resilience in South-East Asia

20 September 2022

Summary

Pathways to Adaptation and Resilience in South-East Asia Pathways to Adaptation and Resilience in South‑East Asia Asia‑Pacific Disaster Report 2022 for ESCAP Subregions The shaded areas of the map indicate ESCAP members and associate members.* The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is the most inclusive intergovernmental platform in the Asia-Pacific region. [...] Pathways to Adaptation and Resilience in South‑East Asia The shaded areas of the map indicate ESCAP members and associate members.* The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is the most inclusive intergovernmental platform in the Asia-Pacific region. [...] Following the release of the APDR at the seventh session of the ESCAP inter-governmental Committee on Disaster Risk Reduction in August 2021, the report was customized for each of the five ESCAP subregions, namely East and North- East Asia, North and Central Asia, South-East Asia, South and South-West Asia and the Pacific. [...] 185 million people (68.2 per cent of the population) in Indonesia, 68 million people (70 per cent of the population) in Viet Nam, and 68 million people (69.7 per cent of the population) in the Philippines are expected to be exposed to the cascading impacts of floods and related diseases (Figure 3-3).38 FIGURE 3-2 Population exposure to flood and related diseases in South-East Asia under current an. [...] For instance, the ASEAN Guidelines on Disaster Responsive Social Protection to Increase Resilience shows the way forward in the region, for utilizing responsive social protection to achieve lasting and inclusive development.43 At the country level, in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Myanmar, the Philippines and Viet Nam, the average adequacy of all social protection offered to the poorest qu.

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