Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2017

Disaster Resilience for Sustainable Development

The Asia-Pacific Disaster Report is a biennial flagship publication of the ICT and Disaster Risk Reduction Division of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). Its 2017 issue was prepared under the leadership and guidance of Shamshad Akhtar, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of ESCAP. Kaveh Zahedi, Deputy Executive Secretary and Tiziana Bonapace, Director, ICT and Disaster Risk Reduction Division (IDD) provided direction and advice.

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