Children and disaster risk reduction in asia and the pacific: a way forward

This paper presents the conclusions of a review of disaster risk reduction (DRR) initiatives 22 countries of the Asia-Pacific region through the lens of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). It covers all aspects of children's daily life and life chances and demonstrates that all are affected by disasters. It includes good practices and barriers to change, including understanding the importance of how behaviour changes. It then identifies some challenges and opportunities moving forward and closes with conclusions and recommendations.