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ADPC at the 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

Side events on climate risk management and science applications for disaster risk management

ADPC will be attending the 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan on 14–18 on March 2015. Public side events organized by ADPC will discuss climate risk management in a changing environment and science applications for disaster risk management.

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)

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)

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)

Tender for supply of search and rescue equipment, first aid items and storage containers

ADPC has issued a tender announcement for the supply of search and rescue equipment, first aid items and storage containers in Bangladesh.

Workshop on Mainstreaming DRR into City Development brought to Mandalay

Mandalay City Mayor, U Aung Maung, presided over the opening session of the Learning Workshop on Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction into City Development, held on 1–3 April 2015 at Mandalay Swan Hotel, Mandalay City in Myanmar.

2nd International Training Course on Managing Risk in the Face of Climate Change

ADPC, in collaboration with Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen University, recently conducted the training course on Managing Risk in the Face of Climate Change from March 23 - April 3, 2015.

Hospital Risk Assessment Planning Workshop Conducted in Chittagong

Hospital Risk Assessment Planning Workshop was conducted from 9 to 10 March, 2015 at Chittagong General Hospital.

Hospital Risk Assessment Workshop conducted at Chittagong Medical College Hospital

Hospital Risk Assessment Workshop was conducted from 8 to 10 March 2015 at Chittagong Medical College Hospital, bringing together experts and practitioners to discuss and finalize the first hospital risk assessment for the city.

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