The ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response ( AADMER) is a manifestation of ASEAN’s strong commitment to reduce disaster. The ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response ( AADMER) is a regional framework for cooperation, coordination, technical. The ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency or AADMER has been effectively facilitating regional cooperation between.

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Recalling also the Hyogo Declaration and the Hyogo Framework for Action set out by the World Conference on Disaster Reduction in Januarywhich, among others, stress the need to strengthen and when necessary develop co-ordinated regional approaches, and create or upgrade regional policies, operational mechanisms, plans and communication systems to prepare for and ensure rapid and effective disaster response in situations that exceed national coping capacities.

Aid, development and disaster management Aid and development Disaster management. The Secretariat shall also communicate proposed amendments to the signatories to the Agreement. Article 29 Reports The Parties shall transmit to the Secretariat reports on the measures taken for the implementation of this Agreement in such form and at such intervals as determined by the Conference of the Parties.

The Parties shall co-operate, as appropriate, to monitor hazards which have transboundary effects, to exchange information and to provide early warning information through appropriate arrangements. Each Party shall undertake measures to reduce losses from disasters which include: Concerned by the increasing frequency and scale of disasters in the ASEAN region and their damaging impacts both short-term and long-term.

Article 2 Objective The objective of this Agreement is to provide effective mechanisms to achieve substantial reduction of disaster losses in lives and in the social, economic and environmental assets of the Parties, and to jointly respond to disaster emergencies through concerted national efforts and intensified regional and international co-operation.

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The Party concerned shall exempt from taxation, duties and other charges of a similar nature for such equipment, facilities and materials. On a voluntary basis, each Party shall earmark assets and capacities, which may be available for the agreemenh standby arrangements for disaster relief and emergency response, such as: The Parties shall, jointly or individually enhance their national agreementt, as appropriate, inter alia, to: For the purpose of entry into and departure from the territory of the Receiving Party, members of the assistance operation shall be required to have: The AHA Centre shall facilitate the establishment, maintenance and periodical review of regional standby arrangements for disaster relief and emergency response.


Such military personnel and related civilian officials are not to carry arms.

When the said disaster is likely to cause possible impacts on other Member States, respond promptly to a request for relevant information sought by a Member State or States that are or may be affected by such disasters, with a view to minimising the consequences; c. Convinced that an essential means to achieve such collective action is the conclusion and effective implementation of this Agreement.

Article 1 Use of terms For the purposes of this Agreement: For employees Norwegian website. This Agreement shall enter into force on the sixtieth day after the deposit of the tenth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.

The text of any proposed amendment shall be communicated to the Parties by the Secretariat at least sixty days before the Conference of the Parties argeement which it is proposed for adoption. This Agreement shall be subject to ratification, acceptance, approval or accession by the Member States. On the basis of such information, the AHA Centre shall disseminate to each Party, through its National Focal Point, the analysed data and risk level arising from the identified hazards.

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In the event that the Party requires assistance to cope with such a situation, in addition to direct request to any Assisting Entity, it may seek assistance from the AHA Centre to facilitate such request. Amendments shall be adopted by consensus at an ordinary meeting of the Conference of the Parties. The Requesting or Receiving Party shall exercise the overall direction, control, coordination and supervision of the assistance within its territory.

Receiving Party shall co-operate to ensure that members of the assistance operation observe national laws and regulations. ReliefWeb Informing humanitarians worldwide.

The Parties shall co-operate in the formulation and adoption of protocols to this Agreement, prescribing agreed measures, procedures and standards for the implementation of this Agreement. ReliefWeb has been the leading online source for reliable and timely humanitarian information on global crises and disasters since Article 34 Reservations Unless otherwise expressly provided by this Agreement no reservations may be made to the Agreement.

The AHA Centre shall regularly and expeditiously provide to the Parties and as necessary to relevant international organisations the information referred to in paragraph 2 above. Article 3 Principles The Parties shall be guided by the following principles in the implementation of this Agreement: Agreemeht Party may propose amendments to an Annex.


If a Party needs assistance in the event of a disaster emergency within its territory, it may request such assistance from any other Party, directly or through the AHA Centre, or, where appropriate, from other entities. The Agreemnet shall, within the limits of their capabilities, identify and notify the AHA Centre of military and civilian personnel, experts, equipment, facilities and materials agreemrnt could be made available for the provision of assistance to other Parties in the event of a disaster emergency as well as the terms, especially financial, under which such assistance could be provided.

Article 7 Disaster early warning 1. Web editors at Faculty aaadmer Law. Any protocol to this Agreement adopted in accordance with the previous paragraph shall enter into force in conformity with the procedures as provided for in that protocol. The AHA Centre may also, where appropriate, conduct analysis on possible regional-level implications. The Parties shall give priority to prevention and mitigation, and thus shall take precautionary measures to prevent, monitor and mitigate disasters.

However, Phase 1 also includes ongoing activities intitiated in the previous cycle as well as those that are already in the pipeline. Article 26 Amendments to the Agreement 1.

Article 6 Prevention and mitigation 1. To facilitate the utilisation of assets aadmeer for in paragraph 1, each Party shall designate a network of pre-designated areas as entry points for supplies and expertise from Assisting Entities.

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The text of any proposed protocol shall be communicated to the Parties by the Secretariat at least sixty days before the opening of a Conference of the Parties. The Conference of the Parties shall keep under continuous aaadmer and evaluation the implementation of this Agreement and to this end shall:.

Article 35 Depositary This Agreement shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of ASEAN, who shall promptly furnish each Member State a certified copy thereof and certified copies of protocols, annexes and amendments.

This should be pursued in the overall context of sustainable development and in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement.