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Innovation, inclusion, and finance: 16th Meeting of the Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management (RCC)

16th Regional Consultative Committee (RCC) meeting

The 16th meeting of the Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management (RCC) was held online from 30 September – 1 October 2021 with the overarching theme of 'Financing Resilient Development in Asia and the Pacific'.
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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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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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Call for Proposals - Climate Innovation Challenge

US$ 150,000 available for each promising idea to improve climate resilience in South Asia

The Climate Innovation Challenge (CIC) aims to crowdsource innovative and disruptive technology solutions from around the world for resilience in South Asia. Through grant awards, matchmaking and pilot-testing, CIC will facilitate innovations across different sectors at national, sub-national and local/community levels in the region.

Sharing project strategies and experiences to build on Pakistan's adaptative capacities

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) held a workshop with organizations involved in the ‘Adapting to Salinity in the Southern Indus Basin (ASSIB)’ project to identify opportunities for collaboration in Pakistan as part of its Climate Adaptation and Resilience (CARE) for South Asia project.

100 Questions on Strengthening Disaster Resilience Campaign

ADPC is launching the "100 Questions on Strengthening Disaster Resilience Campaign" to seek inputs and suggestions on the current state of disaster resilience in Asia and the Pacific region.

Women leadership in humanitarian action and disaster risk reduction: learning and sharing event

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) co-organized a national workshop on women's leadership in humanitarian action and disaster risk reduction (DRR) with the Women Humanitarian and Disaster Risk Reduction Platform (WHDRRP) to learn and share opportunities for women’s leadership in humanitarian action, climate change adaptation (CCA), and DRR.

World Meteorological Day 2022: Early Warning and Early Action: Hydrometeorological and Climate Information for Disaster Risk Reduction

World Meteorological Day 2022: Early Warning and Early Action: Hydrometeorological and Climate Information for Disaster Risk Reduction: This technical note is intended to celebrate the World Meteorological Day 2022. Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) regularly contributes to various international, regional and national initiatives related to early warning and early actions in Asia and the Pacific.

ADPC launches iCARE webinar series: Innovation in Climate Adaptation and Resilience

ADPC is hosting a series of online webinars called iCARE: Innovation in Climate Adaptation and Resilience to highlight innovations in advancing climate resilience initiatives in South Asia.

Putting climate-resilient road infrastructure on the right track

ADPC organized a webinar on ‘Climate-resilient Road Infrastructure: Getting the Strategies and Designs Right’ to integrate climate change risks into road asset management.

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) Statement on IPCC Report on Climate Change Impacts and Vulnerability

An official statement from ADPC on the findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report Working Group II.

ADPC Academy Regional Course Offerings for 2022

ADPC is pleased to announce the schedule of its fee-based regional training courses on a variety of topics related to disaster risk reduction for 2022.

The ADPC Academy offers these courses to address the current priority capacity building needs for Asia and the Pacific in the area of disaster risk reduction.

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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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