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Building Resilience: Empowering Regional Leaders in Disaster Risk Management

Bishoftu, Ethiopia – 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.

Desertification & Drought Day 2023: Her Land. Her Rights

Bangkok, Thailand – World Desertification and Drought Day (WDDD), established by the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), aims to promote international cooperation and raise awareness about the importance of combating desertification and drought. The WDDD observes annually on June 17 th and it provides an opportunity to engage governments,

ADPC meets with Chief Secretary to Government of Odisha, India

Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India – Disasters can cause serious economic and fiscal repercussions by destructing both human and physical assets, disrupting businesses, affecting tax bases, and imposing fiscal costs on the government to fund post-disaster response, recovery, and reconstruction operations.

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