The 11th meeting of the Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management (RCC) was opened by the Vice President, Honorable Excellency U Nyan Tun today with the main theme on 'Reducing Disaster Risk and Transforming Development'.
ADPC has launched its new iPrepare campaign to increase public awareness of disaster preparedness.
Given the gravity of disaster impacts in Asia over the past decade, the need for mainstreaming disaster risk reduction into national and local development policy and planning has never been higher. To do this, risk assessment is a crucial first step, writes Bandula Wickramarachch. (Photo: pornvit_v / Shutterstock.com)
Registration is now open for the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) to be held in Bangkok from 22-26 June 2014.
The 11th meeting of the Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management will be held on 1 - 3 April 2014 in Nai Pyi Taw in Myanmar. The topic of the meeting is reducing disaster risk and transforming development. (Photo: Patrik Dietrich / Shutterstock.com)