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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)

ADPC to host Twitter Chat discussing the 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

Join us for a conversation discussing the 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction with a focus on issues in the South and Southeast Asia region on 10 March at 10.00 Bangkok time.

ADPC longlisted for the UN Sasakawa Award for Disaster Reduction 2015

The award will be presented at the 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan in March.

Call for Abstracts: Science-based solutions for disaster risk management

ADPC invites disaster risk reduction researches and practitioners to share success stories on the utilization of science-based solutions in disaster risk management at the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.

The annual meeting of the RCC to be held in Bhutan on 16−18 June 2015

Organized with support from the German Government through GIZ, the meeting will focus on the theme Risk-Sensitive Development in the Asia-Pacific Region.

Bringing early warning systems to communities

The latest issue of ADPC's Asian Disaster Management News covers a number a perspectives and case studies on the development of early warning systems by ADPC and its partners.


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