1. The 4th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response (AADMER) and the 3rd ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Disaster Management (AMMDM) were convened as a joint session in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on 16 December 2015. The Meeting was chaired by H.E. Nhim Vanda, Senior Minister in Charge of Special Mission and First Vice President of the National Committee for Disaster Management of the Kingdom of Cambodia. The Meeting was attended by Ministers in charge of disaster management or their representatives from all ASEAN Member States and the Secretary-General of ASEAN.
2. The Ministers noted the accomplishments made during the implementation of the ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response (AADMER) Work Programme (2010-2015) and the operationalisation of the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management (AHA Centre). The Ministers expressed their appreciation for ASEAN Dialogue Partners, various partners and stakeholders, the United Nations, civil society organisations, and relevant international organisations that have been supporting the implementation of the priorities under the AADMER Work Programme. To ensure sufficient resources to support the implementation of the Work Programme and operationalisation of AHA Centre, the Ministers agreed to increase the voluntary contributions of the Member States to the ADMER Fund and the annual and equal contributions for the AHA Centre Fund, and to set up a dedicated team within AHA Centre to mobilise resources form non-traditional and untapped resources to achieve sustainable, predictable and flexible financing in the future.
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