ADPC Decision Support System


I_ASSIST- Geospatial web portal

I_ASSIST is a geo spatial risk information sharing platform which can be used as a decision support tool. This platform contains geo spatial information related with hazard, vulnerability, exposure and risks which can be freely accessible. I_ASSIST aims to benefit different users such as government agencies, organizations working in the area of disaster risk reduction, individuals, academic institutions, etc. towards creating safer communities.

Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD) under the Ministry of Social Welfare in Myanmar as the focal agency for disaster risk management in the country would host I_ASSIST in order to share the risk information available. Development of I_ASSIST was supported by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade through technical assistance from Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), Thailand.


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Rakhine Risk Assessment


Multi-Hazard Risk Assessment in Rakhine State assesses the vulnerability of communities in Rakhine State to various natural hazards and provide a comprehensive picture of the impact of natural hazards as well as determining their degree of exposure to future hazardous events. The study was to identify programming gaps and opportunities that will enable Government and other humanitarian and development agencies to formulate disaster risk reduction plans and strategies. The study was an initiative of United Nations Development Programme, Myanmar (UNDP) with the technical assistance from Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), Thailand and Myanmar Engineering Society (MES) which was conducted in year 2011.

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Earthquake Risk Assessment of Mandalay


The earthquake risk assessment of Mandalay was developed to provide the government and general public with a realistic knowledge of the severity and consequences of possible earthquake events. The project carries out a detailed assessment of the seismic hazard, vulnerability, and risk in the city of Mandalay. The outcomes of this project were to provide indication of the seismic risk geographically within the pilot city, allowing the central and local governments to develop proper strategies and prioritization for seismic risk reduction. The project was implemented by the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), Thailand in partnership with University of Bergen, Norway and Myanmar Engineering Society (MES). The funding support for the project was from the Ministry of Foreign affairs, Royal Norwegian Government.

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