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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.

Webinar on Mental Health in Emergencies: Greater Investment, Greater Access

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) is hosting a webinar on ‘Mental Health in Emergencies: Greater Investment, Greater Access’ to share experiences and good practices on  mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) in response to COVID-19 and to learn from other countries' coping mechanisms.


Supporting small business resilience to big disasters and pandemics

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) facilitated a webinar organized by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) that helps micro and small enterprises identify risks and build own resilience to disasters and the COVID-19 pandemic.  

ADPC shares good practices with Group on Earth Observations - GEO Week 2020

Mr. Hans Guttman, the Executive Director of Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) shared how ADPC is supporting disaster managers in utilizing Earth observation data to prepare for and respond to disasters such as flood and drought at GEO Week 2020. 

Discussing the combined impacts of climate crises and COVID-19

Mr. Hans Guttman, Executive Director of Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), was invited as a panelist for a webinar on the combined impacts of climate crises and COVID-19 organized by Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) during World Water Week 2020.


Webinar on on Business Quick Risk Estimation Tool for MSMEs: Understanding Disaster Risk and Orientation to Tool

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) is facilitating a Webinar on Business Quick Risk Estimation Tool for MSMEs: Understanding Disaster Risk and Orientation to Tool organized by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR). The Resilience Innovation and Knowledge Academy (RIKA) will also help facilitate the webinar.

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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
APP Knowledge Hub
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  1. Bangladesh
  2. Cambodia
  3. Ethiopia
  4. India
  5. Myanmar
  6. Nepal
  7. Pakistan
  8. Philippines
  9. Sri Lanka
  10. Thailand
COVID-19 Country Resources at APP Knowledge Portal Global Sources Bangladesh Cambodia Ethiopia India Myanmar Nepal Pakistan Philippines Sri Lanka Thailand

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