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).
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.
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.
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.
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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