Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) hosted a technical session on “Reducing Disaster Risks in Business Continuity” at the Global Inclusive Disaster Management Conference (GIDMC) held in New Delhi on 10-11 July 2018.
ADPC and delegates from the Government of Nepal signed a MoU to strengthen current and future efforts in enhancing Nepal’s resilience against disasters. ADPC has supported the government in the past and discussed future collaboration including the 14th meeting of the Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management (RCC) to be jointly organized with Nepal at the end of the year.
A total of 80 Mongolian journalists have gained technical knowledge and learned practical skills on integrating disaster preparedness and mitigation into their beats through a media training organized by NEMA of Mongolia, ADPC and the ThaiPBS. The workshops successfully prepare journalists to tell newsworthy stories on how communities are building resilience against disasters in Mongolia.
A 3-day training on Reporting on Disaster Mitigation and Prevention (RedMap) brought together 29 journalists to build their capacity on disaster risk management (DRM) reporting. The workshop was aimed towards shaping journalists’ understanding of the importance of pre-disaster reporting and how they can adopt the concept into their beats in the context of Nepal.
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mongolia's National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and Thai public broadcasting service (Thai PBS) on 8 June, 2018, to enhance cooperation in building the capacity of Mongolia journalists in Reporting on Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness (RedMap). The MoU signing ceremony also marked the closing of a two-week One-Person Journalist (OPJ) training for Mongolian correspondents on RedMap.