ADPC attended a meeting on the Collaborative Action towards Societal Challenges through Awareness, Development and Education (CASCADE) held in the Maldives at the end of July.
A 3-day training course was delivered in July at University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka. The course was attended by around 35 participants representing District and Provincial offices of agriculture, irrigation, environment, disaster management and more.
In the Bangkok Declaration, The sixth Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction called for governments and stakeholders to act on strategies for enhancing local resilience, improving public investments for disasters and climate risk management, increased public and private partnerships and developing the use of science, technology and innovation for disaster risk solutions.
Thai PBS sends a live broadcast from the Technical Session 3 on private sector engagement at the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.
The special edition of ADPC's Asian Disaster Management News captures perspectives of a number of experts on the topical issue of engaging private sector in disaster risk reduction.