Islamabad, Pakistan – ADPC and Pakistan signed a Host Country Agreement (HCA) enabling which recognizes ADPC as an international organization in Pakistan in accordance with the article 4.1 of ADPC Charter
Bangkok, Thailand – On January 24, 2023, U.S. Ambassador to Thailand Robert F. Godec, Hans Guttman, Executive Director of the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), and Dr. Karen M. St. Germain, Earth Science Division Director, NASA launched SERVIR-Southeast Asia (SERVIR-SEA), an $11.2 million ADPC-USAID-NASA initiative to help communities across Southeast Asia adapt to regional and transboundary climate issues and mitigate the impacts of climate change and disasters.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Lemlem Abraha, geographic information systems (GIS) expert, is building a new landscape forwomen across Ethiopia. Her career in disaster risk management (DRM) technology exemplifiesthe potential of women engaging in science, tech, engineering, and math (STEM).