ADPC Strengthening Collaboration with the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation of Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand – In a significant move towards strengthening disaster resilience in Thailand, ADPC, along with its partner, the Thai Network for Disaster Resilience (TNDR), discussed with the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) possible collaboration activities in 2024 to support the implementation of the Thailand National Disaster Risk Management Plan 2023-2027. This collaboration marks a critical step forward in the nation's efforts to enhance its preparedness, response, and recovery strategies in the face of increasing disaster risks.

World Meteorological Day - 2023 Theme: The Future of Weather, Climate and Water across Generations

 ,   – The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 and SDG 13 have brought attention to global issues such availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all and climate actions to minimize risks, respectively. Climate change is a major factor contributing to significant alterations in the earth's weather, climate, and water systems.

Creating a Culture of Preparedness: Inaugural First Responders Forum in the Maldives

Malé City, Maldives – The inaugural First Responders Forum took place from February 20th to 21st, 2024, in Mal� City, Maldives, under the theme 'Creating a Culture of Preparedness.' Organized by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and the Maldivian Red Crescent Society in collaboration with ADPC, the forum was part of the Strengthening Preparedness and Resilience through Inclusive Community Governance in the Maldives (SPRING) project, supported by USAID's Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA).

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