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Innovation, inclusion, and finance: 16th Meeting of the Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management (RCC)

16th Regional Consultative Committee (RCC) meeting

The 16th meeting of the Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management (RCC) was held online from 30 September – 1 October 2021 with the overarching theme of 'Financing Resilient Development in Asia and the Pacific'.
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Host Country Agreement with Royal Thai Government

ADPC signed the Host Country Agreement with Royal Thai Government on 7 November 2019

ADPC signed the Host Country Agreement with Royal Thai Government on 7 November 2019
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SERVIR-Mekong Connecting Space to Village in the Lower Mekong Region

SERVIR-Mekong is a geospatial data-for-development program that responds to the needs of Lower Mekong countries

SERVIR works to streamline access to data and imagery from satellites so analysts can integrate this information into tools and models that are accessible to those who need it most.
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Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP) Localizing Humanitarian Response

Localizing Humanitarian Response Strengthening Local organizations and Leadership in the region

The Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP) was established through a partnership between Asian Disaster Preparedness Center and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for improving the preparedness and emergency response to disasters in Asia by strengthening humanitarian leadership and technical capacity of national and sub-national governments, local humanitarian and non-governmental organizations, and the private sector networks so that they can lead and better engage in the humanitarian framework.
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Building Resilience through Inclusive and Climate-adaptive Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia-Pacific

Enhancing capacities of the most vulnerable in society

ADPC launched a five-year multi-stakeholders program──Building Resilience through Inclusive and Climate-adaptive Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia-Pacific (BRDR). With an aim of protecting development gains and enhancing regional cooperation for inclusive and gender-equal risk reduction approaches, the BRDR program is supported by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and implemented jointly by ADPC, the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB), the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute (RWI). Nepal, Papua New Guinea and the Philippines are the BRDR’s pilot countries.
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Urban Resilience to Climate Extremes in Southeast Asia

Adapting to Climate Extremes and Reducing Disaster Risk

Urban Resilience to Climate Extremes (URCE) in Southeast Asia" program aims to build resilience of urban communities & systems to current and emerging climate extremes, disasters and emergencies in selected deltaic & coastal cities in the Southeast Asia region. The program is supported by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) and implemented by the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC).
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Call for Proposals - Climate Innovation Challenge

US$ 150,000 available for each promising idea to improve climate resilience in South Asia

The Climate Innovation Challenge (CIC) aims to crowdsource innovative and disruptive technology solutions from around the world for resilience in South Asia. Through grant awards, matchmaking and pilot-testing, CIC will facilitate innovations across different sectors at national, sub-national and local/community levels in the region.
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Safer Communities and Sustainable Development through DRR

Towards urban resilience to climate extremes in Yangon

ADPC organized an urban resilience training on the township of Dala, located on the southern bank of Yangon River.

A resilient society for all created by all - International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2021

On International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, ADPC sheds light on the progress toward the successful collaborative efforts of disaster risk reduction in Asia and the Pacific region.

Bridging the gender digital divide - International Day of the Girl Child 2021

On International Day of the Girl Child, ADPC is raising awareness on promoting girls’ empowerment through digital inclusion and calls for greater action in the Asia and the Pacific region to support gender-equal approaches in disaster risk reduction.

ADPC signs MoU with CReLIC, LGED to promote climate resilience

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Climate Resilient Local Infrastructure Centre (CReLIC) of Bangladesh’s Local Government Engineering Department (LGED).

Innovation, inclusion, and finance: 16th Meeting of the Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management (RCC) held online

The 16th meeting of the Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management (RCC) concluded on 1 October 2021 with an emphasis on accelerating the implementation of global disaster and climate frameworks through the financing of, and regional cooperation on resilient development.

Building businesses' Climate Resilience Tool: a lifeboat for Sri Lankan SMEs

Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) are the backbone of communities, and when floods hit, SMEs usually incur enormous losses. The Regional Dissemination Forum for Building Businesses’ Climate Resilience Tool, Sri Lanka was conducted on 28 September 2021.

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The Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP) is established through a partnership between Asian Disaster Preparedness Center and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for improving the preparedness and emergency response to disasters in Asia by strengthening humanitarian leadership and technical capacity of national governments, local humanitarian, and the private sector organizations
ADPC is providing strategic support for the strengthening of National Public Health Emergency Operations Centers, risk communication, and awareness-raising in its program countries. ADPC is developing a repository of knowledge resources for south-south learning and knowledge exchange
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