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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 Resilience in the Private Sector: Amplifying the Sustainable Development

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) through its Regional Technical Working Group on ‘Advancing the Private Sector Engagement in Disaster Risk Management’ is organizing an upcoming webinar on 'Resilience in the Private Sector: Amplifying the Sustainable Development'. The webinar will be moderated by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF).

Road to Resilience through Climate Adaptation in South Asia

Development gains in South Asia are already in peril due to the increasing frequency and intensity of floods, cold and heat waves, droughts, wind storms, and cyclones. In response, Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) has initiated the implementation of a World Bank-funded project, "Climate Adaptation and Resilience for South Asia," or CARE for South Asia.


No one left behind: an inclusive approach to localization

ADPC through its Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP) program and Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) co-organized the second meeting of the Regional Technical Working Group on 'Inclusive Approaches in Localization' (RTWF-IAL) to discuss a training curriculum for local organizations on early warning, evacuation and camp management.

Announcement: list of ADPC courses rescheduled for 2021

In an effort to protect the health and wellbeing of our training instructors and participants amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) has decided to reschedule some of its courses planned this year for 2021.

Equipping communities with lifesaving skills through knowledge sharing

ADPC through its PEER program organized a cluster working group meeting with the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) in Sri Lanka and Rescue 1122 Punjab Emergency Service in Pakistan to introduce Sri Lanka to the Community Action for Disaster Response (CADRE) training program.  


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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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  2. Cambodia
  3. Ethiopia
  4. India
  5. Myanmar
  6. Nepal
  7. Pakistan
  8. Philippines
  9. Sri Lanka
  10. Thailand
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