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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)’.

World Meteorological Day - 2023 Theme: The Future of Weather, Climate and Water across Generations

 ,   – The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 and SDG 13 have brought attention to global issues such availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all and climate actions to minimize risks, respectively. Climate change is a major factor contributing to significant alterations in the earth's weather, climate, and water systems.

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.

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