NGO Disaster Preparedness Program

Give2Asia and the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction are connecting the international philanthropic community with the most innovative and effective disaster preparedness and resiliency programs working in Asia’s most vulnerable countries.

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Donate to NGO Disaster Preparedness

Contribute directly to Give2Asia & IIRR's Disaster Preparedness Fund. Donations will go to support NGOs preparing communities for disaster in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines and Vietnam.


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Disaster Vulnerability & Donor Opportunity In:

Bangladesh  India  Indonesia

Myanmar  Philippines  Vietnam


Learn More About Local Disaster Risk Reduction Work Supported by Give2Asia:

Lanthit Foundation

Mon State, Myanmar

An Organization for Socio-Economic Development

Sundarbans, Bangladesh

Lanao Aquatic and Marine Fisheries Center for Community Development

Mindanao, The Philippines

Association for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities

Quang Binh, Vietnam

Yayasan IDEP

Bali, Indonesia

 

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Disaster Risk Reduction Practitioners and Projects:

These projects and lessons were presented at a series of Give2Asia & IIRR Conferences on Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience Building and are made available for donor education purposes.


Donor Perspectives & Readiness For Disaster Preparedness Funding: Opportunities & Challenges for Philanthropy in Building Community Resilience

Donor Perspectives & Readiness For Disaster Preparedness Funding: Opportunities & Challenges for Philanthropy in Building Community Resilience attempts to describe the work and identify key finding from Give2Asia’s Disaster Preparedness efforts between 2014 and mid-2017. It also provides information on locally led development and challenges in bringing international partners to support the disaster preparedness work generally, and with CBOs in particular. The paper is the third and final paper in a series produced by Give2Asia in partnership with the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) to support local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) building community resilience. 

Click here to read or download the paper.

Building Community Resilience: Mapping the Journey of Local Community-based NGOs in Developing Sustainable Preparedness Programs

Building Community Resilience: Mapping the Journey of Local Community-based NGOs in Developing Sustainable Preparedness Programs aims to give corporations, foundations, individual donors, and other advocates of community resilience the information to invest strategically in Asia - one of the most vulnerable and at-risk regions on the planet. The paper is the second of a series that is borne out of the partnership between Give2Asia and the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) to support local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) building community resilience. 

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Disaster Vulnerability & Donor Opportunities in South and Southeast Asia

Disaster Vulnerability and Donor Opportunity in South and Southeast Asia outlines opportunities for donors of all kinds to support disaster preparedness and risk reduction programs in six of the world's most at-risk countries. It offers strategic advice for donors to make the most impact with each investment, and how to integrate resilience into current strategies. The paper comes as a part of the Give2Asia and International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) NGO Disaster Preparedness Program, which aims to catalyze philanthropic investment in disaster preparedness and resilience in Asia. Over the course of this program, Give2Asia and IIRR will build upon these donor opportunities and strategic advice to improve the quality of disaster philanthropy in Asia.

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Give2Asia and IIRR Conferences on Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction:

Bangladesh

Vietnam+Myanmar

India

 Philippines+Indonesia


The International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) is a community development and hands-on training organization with more than 50 years of experience. IIRR has implemented people-centered, sustainable development programs in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, and today, maintains a strong presence in East Africa and Southeast Asia. IIRR’s disaster risk reduction program framework, called Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction (CMDRR), builds the capacities of communities to reduce and manage their disaster risks. CMDRR enables communities to facilitate participatory disaster risk assessment, use these assessments for planning and preparedness, mobilize community members to be involved in risk reduction and facilitate learning. Click here to learn more.