Asia Public Policy Forum: Disaster Management in Asia
May 13-15, 2012
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore
The 2012 Asia Public Policy Forum focused on the theme of disaster managementâ€”an issue of critical concern for an area highly vulnerable to a variety of natural hazards. With the aim of fostering discussion on core disaster management challenges and advances in Asia, it featured presentations on a variety of issues concerning disaster risk reduction, emergency preparedness and response, and disaster recovery. View photos of the conference hereÂ»
The forum was jointly organized by the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore and the Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia at Harvard Kennedy Schoolâ€™s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation. Co-sponsors are the Program on Crisis Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School and the Harvard University Asia Center.
The Ash Center sponsors the annual Asia Public Policy Forum in different venues around the region. The event brings together scholars, senior public officials, and representatives of the business and nonprofit communities to address public policy matters of particular importance for Asia.