Supporting development practitioners to integrate disaster risk management into their work

Mainstreaming disaster risk management into development processes

Over 2011–2013, ADPC prepared a series of handbooks for disaster risk management practitioners working in national and municipal governments. These handbooks guide individuals on how and what they can contribute to resilient development. (Photo: Narit Jindajamorn / Shutterstock.com)

Working with cities to increase urban resiliency

Reducing vulnerability to floods in Thailand

The 2011 floods in Thailand proved socially and economically devastating. At ADPC, we work to overcome the challenges in urban disaster risk management that were identified as a result of the flooding. (Photo: topten22photo / Shutterstock.com)

Managing climate risks and adapting to climate change through science-based solutions

How to make end-to-end early warning systems sustainable?

ADPC works to build technical capacity of national meteorological agencies in Myanmar and Vietnam, among other countries. (Photo: ArtWell / Shutterstock.com)

 

Engaging the private sector in 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.

Conducting risk assessments for effective disaster risk management

Building long-term preparedness in Bangladesh

ADPC is mapping out all hazard prone areas in Bangladesh and assessing the vulnerability of the people, property, infrastructure and economic activities. With the help of the results from the study, the aim is to incorporate appropriate risk-reduction strategies in the country’s development planning process. (Photo: Swapan Photography / Shutterstock.com)

Training courses that meet the needs of the entire region

Since 1986, ADPC has trained over 8,000 graduates

At ADPC, we offer customized regional courses. Build your capacity in disaster risk management. (Photo: Sayan Chuenudomsavad)

Establishing sustainable emergency response at hospitals and communities

ADPC works to strengthen mental health and psychosocial support in times of emergencies

Learn more about our work in mental health and psychosocial support in Bangladesh and Vietnam. (Photo: Wichai Dornnam)

Intensifying coordination to improve disaster risk management

Working together with Lao PDR's National Disaster Management Office

Lao PDR’s National Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction is based on information from the national disaster damage reporting database. (Photo: Sayan Chuenudomsavad)

AMCDRR: Encouraging risk-informed investments as part of the business process

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.

Asian Disaster Management News: special edition on public private partnerships

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.

ADPC awarded the World Centers of Excellence certificate for landslide risk management

The International Consortium on Landslides (ICL) has selected ADPC to be one of its 15 World Centers of Excellence during the World Landslide Forum 3 in Beijing, China in the beginning of June.

Live broadcast from the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

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.

Promoting investments for resilient nations and communities

The Royal Thai government in collaboration with United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) organizes the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Bangkok on 22−26 June 2014.

 
 
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