ADPC’s 6th regional two-week training course on nutrition in emergencies kick-starts in Bangkok on Monday with professionals from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Pakistan and Sudan and Thailand who work in the humanitarian, government, development sector and donor agencies.
Representatives from Health Care Without Harm, a non-governmental organization working to make the healthcare sector more sustainable, visited Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) to discuss the possibility of both organizations working together in the future.
A public event in Sri Lanka showcased the findings of a flood risk assessment in Colombo, Sri Lanka, and discussed strategies to mitigate future flood risks.
Mr. Hans Guttman has been appointed Executive Director of Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC).
The training course was the first step in creating an all-encompassing approach to disaster risk reduction initiatives within the country that can continue even after the program finishes.