ADPC participated in the Asia-Europe Meeting a High-Level Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management: Innovation and Technology for Resilience-Based Sustainable Development, which brought together 120 experts from 22 countries of Asia and Europe.
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 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.
ADPC hosted a regional learning exchange to promote better linkages and synergies between disaster risk reduction and gender initiatives to promote sustainable development.