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ADPC conducts two-week training on Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRR)

Bangkok, Thailand – Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) welcomed 16 participants, from 9 countries, to the 26th Regional course on Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRR-26) on 20 – 31 August. The CBDRR course directs practitioners towards addressing local needs of communities vulnerable to disasters.

TeamTalk at ADPC: the role of gender equality and rights-based approaches in resilience building

Bangkok, Thailand – Provided that gender inequality is understood and reduced in Asia and the Pacific, women can greatly contribute to the society’s wellbeing before and during a disaster. The end of the inception phase of the BRDR program is just the beginning of a long journey in addressing inveterate challenges of gender inequality. ADPC's Risk Governance team gather to discuss the challenges and progress towards ensuring greater gender-equality in the region through the BRDR program.

Ethiopia Disaster Risk Management (DRM) mainstreaming guideline launched

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Disaster Risk Management (DRM) mainstreaming guideline for Ethiopia was launched on 11 October, 2018 in a ceremony attended by 500 people to celebrate the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR). During the event, ADPC also displayed its publications and briefed participants on its disaster risk reduction initiatives across Asia and the Pacific.