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Training to become managers of change in climate resilience

Bangkok, Thailand – ADPC has brought together 21 participants from 14 countries in a “managing risk in the face of climate change” training course on 18 – 29 March, 2019, focused on improving participants capacity in supporting adaptation to climate-change related hazards, manage disaster risks and improve resilience through introducing new insights, perspectives and tools.

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.

Localizing emergency response in Ethiopia: Sector-specific action plan developed

Bishoftu, Ethiopia – Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) and NDRMC has developed a sector-specific action plan under the strengthening institutional capacity and preparedness for emergency response in Ethiopia with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). Produced by key departments in a workshop, the action plan was approved by the Program Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting of the project.