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Inclusive Governance, Finance, and Local Action: 17th Meeting of the Regional Consultative Committee (RCC) held in the Philippines

17th meeting of ADPC's Regional Consultative Committee (RCC)

The three-day 17th meeting of Regional Consultative Committee (RCC) is hosted in collaboration with the Office of Civil Defense (OCD), Department of National Defense, Philippines and the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) with an overarching theme of ‘Sustainable Resilience through Inclusive Governance, Finance, and Local Action’.
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SERVIR Southeast Asia Connecting Space to Village

SERVIR Southeast Asia is a geospatial data-for-development program that responds to the needs of Southeast Asian 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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South Asia Region Climate Knowledge Hub (SAR-Climate)

Your one-stop portal to all of South Asia's climate change information, news, opinions, and initiatives.

SAR-Climate Knowledge Hub aims to share information on climate adaptation and resilience building in South Asia. It is managed by Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) under the Climate Adaptation and Resilience (CARE) for South Asia project.
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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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iCARE Innovations Fund
Deadline: 28 August 2023

US$ 100,000 available to test and scale-up pilot innovations in the South Asia region.

iCARE Innovations Fund will help in upscaling and co-creating innovations for climate adaptation, resilient infrastructure, and sectoral decision support systems for integrated water resources management and climate-smart agriculture.

World Desertification & Drought Day 2024: "United for Land: Our Legacy. Our Future"

On June 17, 2024, the world will come together to observe World Desertification and Drought Day under the theme "United for Land: Our Legacy. Our Future." This year's theme is a call to action, urging all sectors of society to engage in sustainable land stewardship to combat the pressing issues of desertification and drought.

A Sensitization Workshop on Mainstreaming DRM in the Health and Agriculture Sectors in Ethiopia

A Sensitization Workshop on Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Management into Health and Agricultural Sectors in Ethiopia was held for 50 leaders and professionals from the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Agriculture, Ethiopian Public Health Institute, and Ethiopian Disaster Risk Management Commission. The workshop took place from June 13-15, 2024, in Adama, Ethiopia.

Bhutan Steps Up Hospital Resilience Efforts

In a pivotal move to bolster Bhutan's hospital resilience, the Technical Curriculum Review Group (TCRG) convened an online meeting on 11 June 2024.

Maldives Delegation Commences Emergency Operations Centers Study Tour at ADPC Headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand, 5 June 2024 - The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) welcomed a delegation from the Maldives National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), accompanied by representatives from the Maldivian Red Crescent, Ministry of Construction and Infrastructure, and the Maldives Meteorological Service.

ADPC attended the One ASEAN One Response Roadshow, Bangkok, Thailand

On June 4, 2024, the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) participated in the "One ASEAN One Response Roadshow," organized by the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management (AHA Center) and the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) of Thailand.

ADPC at the 10th World Water Forum 2024, Bali, Indonesia

World Water Forum is the largest international gathering in the water sector involving various stakeholders, which has been co-hosted by the World Water Council and a host city. The Forum brings together participants from all levels and areas, including politics, multilateral institutions, academia, civil society and the private sector.

Building Resilience: Empowering Regional Leaders in Disaster Risk Management

Thirty Disaster Risk Management (DRM) leaders from 12 Ethiopian regions and 2 city administrations participated in a DRM leadership cascading training held in Bishoftu from May 14-18, 2024. This intensive program aimed to equip these professionals with the skills and knowledge needed to effectively lead regional humanitarian operations and strengthen disaster preparedness across the country.

National Planning Meeting Advances Anticipatory Action through Disaster Preparedness in the Maldives

Male, Maldives – 30 April 2024 – The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) of Maldives, in collaboration with the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) and supported by the USAID Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance, convened a pivotal National Planning Meeting in Male City.

Institutional Study Visit of Office of Civil Defense (OCD), Philippines Delegation to Thailand

The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) organized an institutional visit to Thailand for the Office of Civil Defense (OCD), the national disaster management office (NDMO) of the Philippines from 03 to 04 April 2024. The 10-person delegation was headed by the OCD Administrator, Undersecretary Ariel F. Nepomuceno.

Are Southeast Asian cities ready for the climate emergency? Exploring Challenges, Gaps, and Needs.

The Regional Workshop on "Urban Resilience to Climate Extremes in Southeast Asia", held on the 27th and 28th of February, 2024, has emerged as a platform for addressing the critical challenges posed by climate extremes in the urban landscapes of Southeast Asia.

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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
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