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.
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 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.
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.
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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