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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.

Creating a Culture of Preparedness: Inaugural First Responders Forum in the Maldives

Malé City, Maldives – The inaugural First Responders Forum took place from February 20th to 21st, 2024, in Mal� City, Maldives, under the theme 'Creating a Culture of Preparedness.' Organized by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and the Maldivian Red Crescent Society in collaboration with ADPC, the forum was part of the Strengthening Preparedness and Resilience through Inclusive Community Governance in the Maldives (SPRING) project, supported by USAID's Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA).

Institutional Exchange for Embedded Research Translation for Community-Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM)

ADPC Head office, Thailand – On 15 February 2023, Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), research team members of the Purdue Policy Research Institute (PPRI), and LASER PULSE focal persons convened as part of an institutional exchange on the ‘Evaluation of Community-Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) Programs for BHA/East Asia and the Pacific (EAP)’.

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