The Asia-Pacific PEDRR regional network was formed in 2019 and includes universities, NGOs, governmental agencies and international organizations. The network principal aims are to promote networking and exchanges of expertise between Eco-DRR academic institutions, NGOs, UN agencies and other organizations which are teaching courses on Eco-DRR/EbA, to undertake research, manage projects or promote policies on the topic.

Explore the interactive map below to find our partners in Asia-Pacific, their areas of expertise, contact information as well as availability of courses related to Nature-based solutions and Ecosystem-based approaches for disaster risk reduction.

Contact the PEDRR Asia-Pacific focal point for additional information or if you would like to join the network and be informed about possible areas for collaboration. See below for upcoming events and news in Asia-Pacific!




Focal point name Focus Contact Organization Postal address/website Additional information
Dyah Rahmawati Hizbaron Teaching and research Faculty of Geography, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia The Faculty of Geography Universitas Gadjah Mada (FGE-UGM) is based in Yogyaka in Indonesia, an area where disasters are frequent. As such, Eco-DRR is especially relevant to learn how to put it in practice. FGE-UGM promotes teaching and research on Eco-DRR and is engaged in the regional PEDRR network to increase engagement and open new opportunities in creating solutions for more sustainable development practices



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