Enabling students to spread knowledge on disaster preparedness within their communities

iPrepare, do you? iPrepare campaign launched in five universities across Bangladesh

Through the iPrepare campaign, ADPC aims increase public awareness of disaster preparedness in Bangladesh. The participating university students will learn about the concept of disaster risk reduction and acquire knowledge on how they can contribute to their communities’ preparedness to natural hazards. Photo: Shutterstock.com/Naiyyer

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)

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)

ADPC trains the senior civil servants of Bhutan

ADPC delivers a two-day orientation training on disaster risk management to a group of senior civil servants of Bhutan, the 13th Batch of the De-Suung. The DeSuung (literally means the Guardians of Peace) is a regular training program in Bhutan envisioned by Druk Gyalpo, King of Bhutan.

Mobilizing the media to report on disaster preparedness

ADPC’s workshop on disaster preparedness for media professionals gathered Bangladeshi journalists from around the country to a two-day workshop in Dhaka. The workshop was organized to build the journalists’ capacity to better report on disaster preparedness.

Media Release: Disaster preparedness in layman's terms – a national campaign launched in Bangladesh

A national campaign to bring awareness of natural hazards to local communities has been launched in Bangladesh, encouraging university students and journalists around the country to act as advocates for better preparedness.

ADPC mainstreaming project chosen for MunichRE RISK award

ADPC’s project, “Mainstreaming climate information application for enhancement of ecosystems functions for DRR in Nilwala river basin, Sri Lanka”, was chosen as one of the best projects among 77 applications from 44 countries.

iPrepare campaign encourages students explore disaster preparedness in Bangladesh

ADPC’s iPrepare campaign was launched in Asian University for Women and Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology in Bangladesh.

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