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ADPC attends the 19th meeting of the Executive Committee of the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage associated with Climate Change Impacts.

Bonn, Germany – The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) took part as an observer in the 19th session of the Executive Committee (EC) of the Warsaw International Mechanism (WIM) for Loss and Damage organized by UNFCCC, in Bonn, Germany from 19 to 22 September 2023.

Uniting South Asia for Enhanced Readiness and Anticipatory Action: Highlights from the SNAP South Asia Program Launch and Policy Dialogue

Colombo, Sri Lanka – Colombo, Sri Lanka, became the center for South Asia's disaster preparedness initiatives on 13-14 December 2023 with the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) launching the regional program on "Sustainable National Anticipatory Actions through Preparedness (SNAP) in South Asia" in collaboration with the USAID Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance. Hosted by the Disaster Management Center (DMC) Sri Lanka, the workshop drew vital decision makers and senior disaster management practitioners from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka representing the National Disaster Management Organizations, Red Cross Red Crescent National Societies, civil society organizations, and national response agencies.

Lightning Talk Building Urban Climate Resilience: From Response to Anticipatory Action

Da Nang, Viet Nam – Anticipatory Action is becoming a critical approach in disaster risk management, as there is a growing consensus on the value of acting early in terms of both cost-effectiveness and efficiency rather than waiting for hazards to cause impacts and then responding

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