SUMMARY OF TFEP STOCKTAKE ON EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS CAPABILITIES

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SUMMARY OF TFEP STOCKTAKE ON EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS CAPABILITIES AND NEEDS IN THE APEC REGION

SUMMARY OF TFEP STOCKTAKE ON EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS CAPABILITIES AND NEEDS IN THE APEC REGION

1. DISASTER IDENTIFICATION AND RISK ASESSMENT Stock-take responses from 21 economies: 1. Australia, 2.

1. DISASTER IDENTIFICATION AND RISK ASESSMENT Stock-take responses from 21 economies: 1. Australia, 2. Brunei Darussalam 3. Canada, 4. Chile, 5. China, 6. Hong Kong China, 7. Indonesia, 8. Japan, 9. Korea 10. Malaysia, 11. Mexico 12. New Zealand, 13. Papua New Guinea 14. Peru, 15. Philippines 16. Russia, 17. Singapore, 18. Chinese Taipei, 19. Thailand, 20. USA, 21. Vietnam.

The most identified disaster are: n n n Flood Earthquakes Typhoons/Hurricanes/Tornados Urban Fire/Rural/Forest/Bush Fire

The most identified disaster are: n n n Flood Earthquakes Typhoons/Hurricanes/Tornados Urban Fire/Rural/Forest/Bush Fire Agricultural/Animal Health Emergencies Population Health Emergencies (such as Pandemics)

2. DISASTER MANAGEMENT Each member economy already has its own national policy or guidelines

2. DISASTER MANAGEMENT Each member economy already has its own national policy or guidelines in coping with disasters according to its respective mechanism. This mechanism lies in legal frameworks, organization/agencies responsible for disaster management, disaster management partners, and international frameworks.

3. DISASTER COORDINATION Each economy has developed its own system of disaster coordination. Many

3. DISASTER COORDINATION Each economy has developed its own system of disaster coordination. Many member economies also take an international approach to emergency management with an extensive number of international activities undertaken bilaterally, regionally and globally.

4. DISASTER PREVENTION EDUCATION n n Some member economies have developed a system of

4. DISASTER PREVENTION EDUCATION n n Some member economies have developed a system of disaster prevention education, such as by having Emergency Management Journals and Emergency Management Libraries. Those who have Available Regional/International Disaster Training Centers and Available Protocol of Contacts with Partners or Economies are: 1. 2. Australia Canada 3. China 4. 5. 6. 7. Indonesia Japan Malaysia Mexico 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. New Zealand Peru Republic of Korea Singapore Chinese Taipei USA Vietnam

Available Emergency Management Journals in the Economy: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Available Emergency Management Journals in the Economy: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Australia Canada China Japan Malaysia Mexico New Zealand 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. Peru Republic of Korea Singapore Chinese Taipei USA Vietnam Available Emergency Libraries in the Economies: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Australia China Malaysia Mexico New Zealand Peru 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Republic of Korea Singapore Chinese Taipei USA Vietnam

5. DISASTER PREVENTION BEST PRACTICE n Gender/Women Some economies have successfully integrated gender conscious

5. DISASTER PREVENTION BEST PRACTICE n Gender/Women Some economies have successfully integrated gender conscious disaster prevention into their disaster risk management practices, in the forms of: q group discussion and training of women community leaders on disaster preparedness (Malaysia), q inclusion of women's role in the policy making process and disaster prevention plans (Japan), q improvement of information collection system by incorporating gender-sensitive measure such as households survey (Chile). n Tourism infrastructure and services are subject to hazard risk management and occupational health and safety management just like all other aspects of the economy and community services. PR China has an excellent practice in applying insurance for tourists when they travel in groups. Most economies have advanced system of travel safety information to their people traveling, working and living abroad. n Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) SMEs in most economies rely on the well-established measures and systems in place for early warning, emergency response and information dissemination, which are operated by relevant Government agencies.

n Fisheries and Marine Coastal Some economies make guidelines for the disaster prevention of

n Fisheries and Marine Coastal Some economies make guidelines for the disaster prevention of the fishery areas and communities. q The China Meteorological Bureau monitors and forecasts the weather conditions. q Maritime New Zealand has a well-established National Oil Pollution Response Strategy to cope with marine oil spill and new organism bio-security threats. q Indonesia conducts training and study on disaster mitigation. n Business Participation and Public-Private Partnership Most economies have a certain degree of business participation and public-private partnership which provide a forum for information sharing and collaborative activities with respect to disaster preparedness and mitigation. The best practices such as: q moves of insurance companies in China to promote stronger disaster resistance of property by reducing the compensation fees when people buy insurance. q with respect to responding to natural disasters abroad, the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade provides advice to Canadian companies on how best to support affected communities. n Critical Infrastructure In case of disaster situations, basic services such as transportation and telecommunication must retain their functionality. All economies have their own arrangements to ensure this. These arrangements include developing system for emergencies, making communication plans, conducting training of communication and taking other necessary measures.

6. TRAINING PROGRAMS The most needed training programs are: 1. Community Emergency Preparedness (CEPP)

6. TRAINING PROGRAMS The most needed training programs are: 1. Community Emergency Preparedness (CEPP) 2. Vulnerability & Risk Assessment/Risk Map Analysis 3. Training of Trainers on Disaster Management 4. Community-Based Disaster Risk Management 5. Emergency Relief Assistance 6. Logistic Arrangement in Disaster Management 7. Critical Infrastructure Protection 8. International Exchange/Secondment

Training capacities amongst member economies : 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

Training capacities amongst member economies : 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. Community Emergency Preparedness (CEPP): Malaysia, Mexico Community Based Disaster Management: Malaysia, Mexico Vulnerability & Risk Assessment/Risk Map Analysis: Malaysia, Mexico Disaster Preparedness Planning: China, Malaysia, Vietnam, Mexico Contingency Planning: Malaysia, Vietnam, Mexico Disaster Management Best Practices: Malaysia Training of Trainers on Disaster Management: Malaysia, Vietnam, Mexico Disaster Risk Reduction: Malaysia, Vietnam, Mexico Community-based Disaster Risk Management: Malaysia, Mexico Tsunami Emergency Drill: Malaysia Multi Hazard Early Warning System: China, Mexico Role of the Media in Disasters: Vietnam Women's Role in Disaster Management: Malaysia, China The Effect on Women of Disasters and Disaster Management: Malaysia, China, Vietnam Search and Rescue (SAR): Mexico Quick Response Team: PR China

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17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. Mass Casualty Incident Management: PR China Damage & Need Assessment: Mexico Damage & Need Assessment: Vietnam Incident Command System: Malaysia, Mexico Emergency Relief Assistance: Mexico Logistic Arrangement in Disaster Management: Mexico, PR China Rehabilitation, Reconstruction and Recovery: Mexico, PR China Business continuity: Mexico International Exchange/Secondment: Mexico, Singapore Community Awareness Programs/Campaigns: Malaysia, Mexico School Education Awareness Programs/Campaigns: Malaysia, Mexico Private Sector Involvement in Disaster Risk Reduction: PR China International Humanitarian System/Humanitarian Reform: Canada Disaster insurance: PR China Disaster rescue appliance and exhibition: PR China Government Continuity: Mexico