Projects Asia & The Pacific

Preparing Together: Challenges, Successes, and Best Practices in Contingency Planning

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Nov 2011

InterWorks developed materials for and facilitated the eCentre’s 2011 regional symposium on contingency planning, “Preparing Together” in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 28-30 November 2011. Participants included senior managers and emergency planners from government ministries, NGOs and UN agencies operating throughout Asia and the Pacific. The symposium addressed contingency planning policies and practices in the region, with a focus on preparing for refugee influxes and forced displacement caused by natural disasters, armed conflict and large-scale rights violations.