Integrating disasters into reporting beats across the region

Regional, Asia and the Pacific – Media is an integral part of the disaster risk reduction (DRR) process. To enhance the technical knowledge of journalists on DRR, Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) has been engaging with media in Asia and the Pacific under the overarching concept of Reporting on Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness (RedMap). ADPC held a series of events in PNG, the Philippines, Nepal, the Maldives and Thailand in April and May.

ADPC signs MoU with University Twente to cooperate on geospatial technology

Bangkok, Thailand – Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) signed a comprehensive Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Twente’s faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) to cooperate in research and technical exchange on geospatial technology.

Raising awareness on the disaster risk environment for enhanced business resilience

Phuket, Thailand – ADPC brought together 85 participants to a seminar on “Understanding Disaster Risk Environment for Business Resilience” held in Thailand on 23 May, 2019. People from private and various other sectors shared their knowledge and good practices on how they have engaged in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and business resilience in Thailand.

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