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Host Country Agreement with Royal Thai Government

ADPC signed the Host Country Agreement with Royal Thai Government on 7 November 2019

ADPC signed the Host Country Agreement with Royal Thai Government on 7 November 2019
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SERVIR-Mekong Connecting Space to Village in the Lower Mekong Region

SERVIR-Mekong is a geospatial data-for-development program that responds to the needs of Lower Mekong countries

SERVIR works to streamline access to data and imagery from satellites so analysts can integrate this information into tools and models that are accessible to those who need it most.
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Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP) Localizing Humanitarian Response

Localizing Humanitarian Response Strengthening Local organizations and Leadership in the region

The Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP) was established through partnership between Asian Disaster Preparedness Center and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for improving the preparedness and emergency response to disasters in Asia by strengthening humanitarian leadership and technical capacity of National Governments and Local Humanitarian Organizations so that they can lead and better engage in the humanitarian framework.
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Building Resilience through Inclusive and Climate-adaptive Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia-Pacific

Enhancing capacities of the most vulnerable in society

ADPC launched a five-year multi-stakeholders program──Building Resilience through Inclusive and Climate-adaptive Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia-Pacific (BRDR). With an aim of protecting development gains and enhancing regional cooperation for inclusive and gender-equal risk reduction approaches, the BRDR program is supported by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and implemented jointly by ADPC, the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB), the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute (RWI). Nepal, Papua New Guinea and the Philippines are the BRDR’s pilot countries.
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Strengthening Regional Cooperation

ADPC signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chungbuk National University, Republic of Korea

ADPC signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chungbuk National University, Republic of Korea to promote research collaboration and learning.
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Safer Communities and Sustainable Development through DRR

Towards urban resilience to climate extremes in Yangon

ADPC organized an urban resilience training on the township of Dala, located on the southern bank of Yangon River.

Meeting for safer communities ─ 5th regional meeting of the Asian Preparedness Partnership

The 5th regional meeting of the Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP) will be held in
Yangon, Myanmar on 2 - 3 December 2019.

Strengthening international disaster cooperation through space-based technology

ADPC and JAXA co-host the 7th Joint Project Team Meeting for Sentinel Asia STEP-3 (JPTM2019) in Bangkok, Thailand from 12-14 November 2019.

ADPC signs Host Country Agreement with Thailand and holds first Board of Trustees (BoT) Meeting

ADPC completes the process of becoming an intergovernmental organization following the signing of the Host Country Agreement with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Thailand.

Towards urban resilience to climate extremes in Yangon

ADPC conducted a 2-day Urban Resilience Workshop in the Dalat Twonship of Yangon, Myanmar.

Recognizing priority areas for disaster preparedness planning

ADPC conducted field surveys and validation workshops across 4 Bangladeshi cities during the month of September to assess local disaster vulnerabilities, and also helped revise the Functional Master Plan and Detailed Area Plan for another city to conduct sector-specific studies on disaster risk sensitivity.   

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