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


Latest Insights From Asia-Pacific PEDRR network

After the floods – ecosystem responses to the next floods

23 Jul,2020

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Int’l Day for Disaster Risk Reduction marked in Việt Nam

14 Oct,2019

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Green solutions for disaster risk reduction

11 Oct,2019

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Netherlands donates $28 million to build more resilient food systems in protracted crises

24 Sep,2019

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9th International Conference on UNESCO Global Geoparks

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Adaptation Futures 2020

11 Jun,2020

Adaptation Futures is the flagship event of the World Adaptation Science Program (WASP), one of the four components of the World Climate Programme based on the World Meteorological Organisation  ... Read More

India government – Key to the Success of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

09 Dec,2019

This side event will provide an opportunity for the Government of India and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) to provide an overview and objectives of the Coalition for  ... Read More

Ecosystem-based recovery: the case of Kerala floods 2018

09 Dec,2019

The fourth World Reconstruction Conference (WRC4) was held in Geneva on May 13-14, 2019 under the theme “Inclusion for Resilient Recovery,” building on the recognition and consensus of previous  ... Read More


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