On January 24, 2023, U.S. Ambassador to Thailand Robert F. Godec, Hans Guttman, Executive Director of the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), and Dr. Karen M. St. Germain, Earth Science Division Director, NASA launched SERVIR-Southeast Asia (SERVIR-SEA), an $11.2 million ADPC-USAID-NASA initiative to help communities across Southeast Asia adapt to regional and transboundary climate issues and mitigate the impacts of climate change and disasters.
ADPC and Pakistan signed a Host Country Agreement (HCA) enabling which recognizes ADPC as an international organization in Pakistan in accordance with the article 4.1 of ADPC Charter
The 17th meeting of the Regional Consultative Committee (RCC) concluded on 7 December 2022 with an emphasis on accelerating the implementation of the 2030 global, regional, and sub-regional frameworks.
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), together with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Japan Water Forum, organized a panel discussion on ‘Actions for Scaling-up Effective Investments in Climate Adaptation and Resilience’ at the 27th United Nations Conference of Parties (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt on 14 November 2022.
Over 40 participants including government officials, municipality mayors, partner organizations, civil society and UN agencies took part in ADPC’s Knowledge Sharing Workshop to talk about promoting inclusive, gender equal and rights-based approaches in Nepal’s disaster risk reduction (DRR) efforts.
Mr. Aslam Perwaiz, Deputy Executive Director of the Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC) visited the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) Headquarters yesterday and met with Mr. Abdul Razak Raheem, Assistance Commissioner and Director, Planning and Organization Department. This is in continuation of ADPC’s ongoing discussion with the ASEAN Secretariat and AHA Center to update them on ADPC and explore the possibility of ADPC’s engagement in the ASEAN region.
ADPC organized a Stakeholder Consultation Workshop to understand climate change impacts, assess gaps in Bangladesh’s rural transport sector, and discuss current road standards in Bangladesh.
The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) commemorates World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought with a perspective article from its esteemed experts in the Climate Resilience Department.
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) has been recognized by multiple Bangladeshi newspapers for organizing a workshop on 'Identification of Climate Change Vulnerability and Criticality Indicators for Rural Road and Infrastructures’ in Dhaka.