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 ....
October newsletter is out now!
October 07, 2016
Our latest newsletter (in Bahasa) is now available.
Go to our 'Resources' page or click here to ....
Strengthening Local Resources for Emergency Response
August 30, 2016
Typhoon Haiyan devastated major parts of the Philippines in 2013,
Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund (ASB) Deutschland deployed its First Assistance
Samaritan Team (FAST) to deliver primary health care during the emergency
response phase. Skillful team members were directly deployed from Germany as
the Philippines Government opened doors for international assistances to
overcome the massive destructions caused by Super-Typhoon Haiyan. ....
Persons with Disability as Strategic Partner for Disaster Management
August 18, 2016
It has been
a common knowledge in disaster management that persons with disability are
counted as vulnerable element within a community. Without fairly considering
their capacity, persons with disability have often been stigmatised and
underestimated. By the birth of national regulations (Perka BNPB No. 14/2014
and Act No.8/2016 re Persons with Disability), Indonesian government is
developing commitments to shift the common perspective ....
Disability Representation in Asia Pacific Earthquake Response Exercise
August 08, 2016
“This wheelchair doesn’t
‘disabled’ my knowledge, experience and strong motivation to help others,” said
Supriyadi. He is a former rescue team member of Indonesian Red Cross in Klaten
District, Indonesia. Supriyadi involved in some emergency responses, including
in 2006 Mount Merapi eruption, just before a big earthquake hit and affected his
physical condition. “I was still in my Red Cross uniform when ....