Strengthening Resilience in the Mentawai Islands
June 19, 2018
The weather in West Sumatra was unpredictable during our training activities with the community in the Mentawai Islands, but the ASB team and the community-based disaster management team kept going strong. The training activities, which took place in January this year, consisted of three topics: search and rescue, first aid, logistics and emergency shelter. Similar to the previous training run in Pesisir Selatan District, this activity was ....
Integrating School and Village Disaster Management Plans
June 19, 2018
February has been a busy month for the ASB team who are implementing a project in the Magelang District, Central Java. The project, which started in early 2017, is focusing on developing school resilience towards natural hazards. The project covers 81 schools, including primary schools, kindergartens and special schools for children with disabilities. In collaboration with seven facilitators from Disabled People’s Organisations (DPOs) ....
ASB programme reached more than 35,000 people in the Philippines
June 19, 2018
To wrap up the Community Resilience Programme in the Philippines, ASB organised a final Sharing and Learning Workshop that took place in Cebu City from the 26 – 28 February 2018. The workshop was participated in by Philippines partner organisations and representatives of persons with disabilities living in partner project areas. During the workshop, participants shared experiences of their involvement in the programme as well as personal ....
Disability Inclusion Service Unit for Disaster Management in Central Java is officially launched
September 01, 2017
collaboration with Disaster Management Authority (DMA) in Central Java
Province, Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund (ASB) initiated Disability Inclusion Service
Unit for Disaster Management, known as Unit LIDi PB. The service unit was
officially launched on August 9, 2017 in Surakarta, Central Java. In this occasion,
more than 350 persons participated, including representations of city/district
level DMA, Disabled People's Organisation ....
Inclusive training of trainers on humanitarian action
September 01, 2017
the regional training on Age and Disability Capacity (ADCAP) Minimum Standard
and Sphere which was held in Kathmandu earlier this year,
Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund (ASB) took initiatives to conduct a second training on
the topics. Took place in Manila on July 24 - 28, 20 people from various background
participated in the training. Representatives from government institutions,
Disabled People's Organisations (DPOs), ....
Gerakan Penanggulangan Bencana Inklusif dan Peluncuran Unit LIDi PB Jawa Tengah
July 31, 2017
Penanggulangan Bencana Inklusif dan Peluncuran Unit Layanan Inklusi Disabilitas
Penanggulangan Bencana Jawa Tengah"
: 8 - 9 Agustus 2017
: Hotel Syariah Solo, Jl Adi Sucipto No.42, Sukoharjo, Solo
- Badan Perencanaan Pembangunan Nasional (Bappenas)
- Badan Nasional ....
Training of Trainers - Sphere & ADCAP
June 07, 2017
About the Course
This course is designed to bring together key skills to mainstream inclusion into organisations and the wider humanitarian sector. The course builds capacity through building training skills on Sphere and increasing current knowledge on Gender, Age and Disability and supports understanding of ADCAP Minimum Standards for Age and Disability Inclusion in Humanitarian Action. The Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) is an ....
Visiting Kebonagung, the resilient village
February 07, 2017
On 26 January 2017, ASB invited civil society organisations
(CSOs) and Disabled People’s Organisations (DPOs) from the Philippines to visit
Kebonagung Village in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. There were 18 participants
involved, including Head of Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office
(CDRRMO). During the visit, not only the participants witness the harmonious Javanese
community, they were also involved in a profound ....
DPOs calling for collaborative work to strengthen resilience
December 14, 2016
The capacity of persons
with disabilities has been inappropriately judged due to the lack of common understanding
on disability. Although the number of persons with disability is significantly
increasing with continuing road accidents, disasters or major illnesses, they
are still struggling to be considered in most development works including in
disaster risk reduction. Persons with disabilities were often left behind in
Raising Awareness to Reduce Mortality: International Day of Disaster Reduction Celebration in Cebu City
November 14, 2016
CEBU CITY, THE
PHILIPPINES – Marked the celebration of the International Day for Disaster
Reduction, the Cebu Disability-inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction Network
(CDiDRRN) launched a series of information caravan and roadshows in
hazard-prone municipalities in the province of Cebu.
The first leg of the road-show was held in the municipality of San
Remigio on October 13, 2016. The initiative was conducted in collaboration ....