ADPC hosted a regional learning exchange to promote better linkages and synergies between disaster risk reduction and gender initiatives to promote sustainable development.
Members of ADPC traveled to Phulbari, Nepal, to observe how the Anukulan Project helped women in a rural community go from being day laborers to successful farmers. The change reduced their vulnerability from migrating, improved their resilience to the impacts of climate change, lowered their stress levels, and helped make them feel empowered.
The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) was invited by the Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA) to deliver sessions on the Concept of Disaster Emergency Response, Southeast Asia Extreme Events and Situation; and Regional and National Experience Earth Observation for Emergency Response.
The 13th Meeting of the Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management will take place 17–19 October 2016 in Islamabad, Pakistan, and will discuss implementing global frameworks throughout the region.
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center and the Relief and Resettlement Department, Myanmar, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation in the field of disaster and climate risk management. Dr. Ko Ko Naing, Director General of the Relief and Resettlement Department, Myanmar, and ADPC’s Dr. Jingjai Hanchanlash, Executive Director a.i., signed the MoU.
The new report published in Mandarin focuses on integrating community based disaster risk management and child centered approaches from ADPC and partners work in Beijing, P.R. China.