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Bangkok Statement

Bangkok Statement

After three days of thoughtful dialogue, the 15th meeting of Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management (RCC) closed with the Bangkok Statement.
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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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Strengthening Regional Cooperation

ADPC signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chungbuk National University, Republic of Korea

ADPC signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chungbuk National University, Republic of Korea to promote research collaboration and learning.
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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 recipe for success - Cookbook on institutionalising sustainable community-based disaster risk management.

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) organized a Local Leadership Forum in 2019 which allowed knowledge-sharing and discussion on advancing localization on disaster risk management. The forum also provided an opportunity to launch a 'Cookbook on Institutionalising Sustainable CBDRM'.

Celebrating Women and Girls in Science 2021

On the occasion of International Day of Women in Science 2021, ADPC developed digital postcards featuring stories from ADPC female staff and CARE for South Asia female specialists in science and technical positions who are leaders in their own field.

Improving Risk Governance amidst COVID-19 in Asia and the Pacific

A collection of twelve Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) status reports have been prepared  by Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) and United Nations Office on Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR). The Status Report 2020 provides a snapshot on the state of DRR in the countries under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) 2015-2030.



Making in-roads into Afghanistan to upskill emergency response capacities

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) provided technical support to State Ministry for Disaster Management and Humanitarian Affairs for the official launch and country planning meeting of the Program for Enhancement of Emergency Response (PEER-5). The program is funded by the United States Agency for International Development, Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (USAID BHA).


Winners announced for TechEmerge Resilience India Challenge

World Bank announces the 10 winners of TechEmerge Resilience India, who will receive grant funding from the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC).

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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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  7. Pakistan
  8. Philippines
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