Local Organizations

  • Afghanistan: Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA) has the mandate to coordinate and manage all aspects related to emergency response to disaster, with the post disaster recovery and development phase being the responsibilities for national disaster management policy and plan.
  • Bangladesh: Ministry of Food and Disaster management (MoFDM) is dedicated in promoting food security, providing necessary assistance and support of food and relief to the vulnerable groups of people, as well as in achieving a shift in disaster management strategies from conventional response and recovery to a more comprehensive risk reduction culture.
  • India: National Disaster Management in India is under the premises of Home Ministry of India.
  • Indonesia:
  •  Lao PDR: National Disaster management Office (NDMO) was established in 1997 with support from UNDP for disaster risk management.
  • Maldives: The National Disaster Management Centre is committed to taking pro-active and timely measures to prevent or reduce the impact of disasters on the Maldivian people and economy through its efficient staff and collaborative efforts with National, Regional and International Agencies.
  • Myanmar: Foundation for the People of Burma (FPB) is the largest, independently-supported, U.S.-based humanitarian organization focusing exclusively on Burma
  • Pakistan: The aim of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) is to manage complete spectrum of disasters by adopting a disaster risk reduction perspective in development planning at all levels, and through enhancing institutional capacities for disaster preparedness, response and recovery.
  • Phillipines: ABS-CBN Foundation, Inc. has disaster response service that extends emergency humanitarian assistance to families affected by calamities. It offers relief, rehabilitation and disaster preparedness projects.
  • Sri-Lanka: Sarvodaya is the humanitarian organization in Srilanka and has been working to provide food and non-food items as well as water and sanitation services to the thousands of displaced families now living in sites.
  • Vietnam: The Natural Disaster Mitigation Partnership (NDM-Partnership) works for the alleviation of disaster sufferings.
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