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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.

Self-care, mental health and gender approaches during the COVID-19 pandemic

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) and the Philippine Embassy in Thailand conducted a workshop on ‘Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) and Gender Approaches Pertinent to Filipinos during COVID-19’. The workshop aimed to familiarize Embassy staff with basic concepts on mental health, gender and self-care.

The Ocean, our climate and weather

In celebration of World Meteorological Day 2021, hear from ADPC's experts on the complex relationship between oceans, extreme weather events and climate change and how ADPC is supporting Pacific island nations in building disaster and climate resilience.  

Determining the true value of water – the need for intersectoral cooperation

This World Water Day, hear from Asian Disaster Preparedness Center's climate experts on the true value of water, the impact of climate change, COVID-19 and the importance of intersectoral cooperation.  

A recipe for success - Cookbook on institutionalising sustainable community-based disaster risk management.

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) organized a Local Leadership Forum in 2019 which allowed knowledge-sharing and discussion on advancing localization on disaster risk management. The forum also provided an opportunity to launch a 'Cookbook on Institutionalising Sustainable CBDRM'.

Celebrating Women and Girls in Science 2021

On the occasion of International Day of Women in Science 2021, ADPC developed digital postcards featuring stories from ADPC female staff and CARE for South Asia female specialists in science and technical positions who are leaders in their own field.

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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
APP Knowledge Hub
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  1. Bangladesh
  2. Cambodia
  3. Ethiopia
  4. India
  5. Myanmar
  6. Nepal
  7. Pakistan
  8. Philippines
  9. Sri Lanka
  10. Thailand
COVID-19 Country Resources at APP Knowledge Portal Global Sources Bangladesh Cambodia Ethiopia India Myanmar Nepal Pakistan Philippines Sri Lanka Thailand

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