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RCC 14 in Kathmandu on 3-5 December 2018

14th RCC meeting will took place in Nepal on the theme, “Policies and Practices for Coherence between Global Frameworks”

The 14th annual meeting of the Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management was co-organized by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA), Nepal and ADPC.
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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 signs signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nepal’s Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA), Government of Nepal

ADPC signs signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nepal’s Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA), Government of Nepal, on 9 July to strengthening Nepal’s resilience against disasters and promote regional cooperation.

Enhancing capacities of the most vulnerable in society

Protecting Children through Community

China has suffered 151 earthquakes measuring from 6.5 to 7 on the Richter scale between 1964 and 2013.

Training to become managers of change in climate resilience

ADPC has brought together 21 participants from 14 countries in a “managing risk in the face of climate change” training course on 18 – 29 March, 2019, focused on improving participants capacity in supporting adaptation to climate-change related hazards, manage disaster risks and improve resilience through introducing new insights, perspectives and tools.

Addressing flood and landslide risk in ASEAN

ADPC, has come together with partners to conduct hazard and risk assessments as well as future climate projections to better understand and implement appropriate solutions for addressing climate change and disaster risks. The program aims to equip ASEAN Member States (AMSs) with the tools and techniques to enhance their decision-making capacity on disaster risk assessment.

Nepal's initiatives for disaster risk reduction

Nepal is working on different fronts to substantially reduce disaster and climate-related mortality rates in the country which is also a key target of the Sendai Framework to be achieved by 2030.

Localizing emergency response in Ethiopia: Sector-specific action plan developed

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) and NDRMC has developed a sector-specific action plan under the strengthening institutional capacity and preparedness for emergency response in Ethiopia with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). Produced by key departments in a workshop, the action plan was approved by the Program Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting of the project.

Improving crisis information management system of JCC, Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Through a series of capacity building training, Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) is supporting JCC of KRI in strengthening its information management system to manage a crisis, mitigate natural hazards, respond to disasters and adapt to climate change. The latest is a 5-day advanced level course on “Information Management, Analysis and Reporting (IMAR)” was held on 20- 24 January in the Duhok province of KRI.

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