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Bangkok Statement

Bangkok Statement

After three days of thoughtful dialogue, the 15th meeting of Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management (RCC) closed with the Bangkok Statement.
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Host Country Agreement with Royal Thai Government

ADPC signed the Host Country Agreement with Royal Thai Government on 7 November 2019

ADPC signed the Host Country Agreement with Royal Thai Government on 7 November 2019
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SERVIR-Mekong Connecting Space to Village in the Lower Mekong Region

SERVIR-Mekong is a geospatial data-for-development program that responds to the needs of Lower Mekong countries

SERVIR works to streamline access to data and imagery from satellites so analysts can integrate this information into tools and models that are accessible to those who need it most.
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Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP) Localizing Humanitarian Response

Localizing Humanitarian Response Strengthening Local organizations and Leadership in the region

The Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP) was established through partnership between Asian Disaster Preparedness Center and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for improving the preparedness and emergency response to disasters in Asia by strengthening humanitarian leadership and technical capacity of National Governments and Local Humanitarian Organizations so that they can lead and better engage in the humanitarian framework.
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Building Resilience through Inclusive and Climate-adaptive Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia-Pacific

Enhancing capacities of the most vulnerable in society

ADPC launched a five-year multi-stakeholders program──Building Resilience through Inclusive and Climate-adaptive Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia-Pacific (BRDR). With an aim of protecting development gains and enhancing regional cooperation for inclusive and gender-equal risk reduction approaches, the BRDR program is supported by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and implemented jointly by ADPC, the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB), the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute (RWI). Nepal, Papua New Guinea and the Philippines are the BRDR’s pilot countries.
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Strengthening Regional Cooperation

ADPC signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chungbuk National University, Republic of Korea

ADPC signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chungbuk National University, Republic of Korea to promote research collaboration and learning.
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Safer Communities and Sustainable Development through DRR

Towards urban resilience to climate extremes in Yangon

ADPC organized an urban resilience training on the township of Dala, located on the southern bank of Yangon River.

Promoting regional cooperation: 15th Meeting of the Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management (RCC) held in Bangkok

The 15th meeting of the Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management (RCC) was wrapped up on 17 January 2020 in Bangkok with an emphasis on promoting inclusive action and enhancing public financing and private investments for a sustainable resilience of people and institutions to the threat of disaster and climate change risk.

ADPC signs Host Country Agreement with Thailand and holds first Board of Trustees (BoT) Meeting

ADPC completes the process of becoming an intergovernmental organization following the signing of the Host Country Agreement with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Thailand.

Towards urban resilience to climate extremes in Yangon

ADPC conducted a 2-day Urban Resilience Workshop in the Dalat Township of Yangon, Myanmar.

ADPC's intergovernmental Charter has been ratified by the Royal Thai Government

Following the deposit of the Instrument of Ratification by the Kingdom of Thailand, the Charter of Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) has entered into force enabling it to function as an Intergovernmental organization. The new set up is expected to open up more avenues for ADPC to take forward the agenda of disaster risk reduction, in the region, through networking, knowledge exchange and collaborations.

Strengthening DRR partnerships with an MoU

ADPC signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) of Viet Nam to increase cooperation on disaster risk reduction.

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