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The Asia-Pacific Disaster Report (APDR) is a biennial publication of the Information and Communications Technology and Disaster Risk Reduction Division of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. The reports aim to deepen understanding of disaster risks and their implications on sustainable development in the Asia-Pacific region. The reports offer innovative policy options and tools to meet the challenges that the region faces from natural hazards. They are aimed at policymakers, practitioners, experts, academia, business, international agencies and non-governmental organizations working or interested in these issues in the Asia-Pacific region.