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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.

Announcing the Winners of the Climate Innovation Challenge

BANGKOK, Thailand - Seventeen innovations from around the world have won the Climate Innovation Challenge (CIC) for their disruptive and cutting-edge technologies to build communities’ resilience against the threats of climate change in South Asia.

Sharing Good Practices and Lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic: ADPC Academy organized 2nd Alumni Forum

ADPC’s Academy organized its 2nd Alumni Forum on the potential of online training and capacity building for strengthening disaster and climate resilience, focusing on good practices and lessons from COVID-19.

ADPC and GIZ organized a training on minimizing climate-related losses and damages

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), in collaboration with and funding from Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, conducted a training series on climate-related loss and damage within climate risk management (CRM).

ADPC is participating in Pakistan Water Week 2021

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) will participate in the first-ever Pakistan Water Week 2021 International Conference with the theme “Needs for Sustainable Water Management in a Climate Crisis for Indus Basin” from 6-9 December 2021.

Need for dialogue on ecological governance urged

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center, through its Climate Adaptation and Resilience (CARE) for South Asia project, jointly organized a national consultative workshop with the Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency (PAK-EPA) and Ministry of Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives (MoPDSI) to strengthen environmental governance.

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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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