Weathering Challenges Together: A Collaborative Workshop for Strengthening Cambodia's Severe Weather Preparedness

Phnom Pen, Cambodia
A two-week Training Workshop on Severe Weather and Impact-Based Forecasting and Warning Services (IBFWS) was conducted from October 23 to November 3, 2023 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The workshop, a collaborative effort between the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the Ministry of Water Resources & Meteorology (MOWRAM) of Cambodia, and the Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC), drew together operational forecasters and stakeholders from diverse Cambodian agencies.�

ADPC attends the observance of International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR) and ASEAN Day for Disaster Management in Ha Long, Viet Nam

Ha Long, Viet Nam
ADPC attends the observance of International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR) and ASEAN Day for Disaster Management at Bai Chay Secondary School in Ha Long, Viet Nam. This event was organized by the Viet Nam Disaster and Dyke Management Authority (ADDMA) of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on 13 October 2023 in collaboration with the Australian Embassy in Hanoi. This was attended by the ministers and senior officials of Disaster Management organizations in the ASEAN region, ASEAN Secretariat and international organizations.

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.

ADPC, with the leadership of MoDMR Bangladesh, commences the Second Phase of the Bangladesh Preparedness Partnership

Bangkok, Thailand
ADPC facilitated and hosted the kick-off meeting of the second phase of the Bangladesh Preparedness Partnership (BPP) Program on 12 September 2023 in Bangkok, Thailand. Under the leadership and guidance of the Ministry of Disaster Management & Relief (MoDMR), Bangladesh, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the kick-off meeting was attended by various sectoral organizations as part of the BPP partnership.

ADPC launches iCARE Innovations Fund

Bangkok, Thailand
Over 100 participants, including government officials, United Nations agencies, civil society and non-government organizations, private sector, and innovators joined ADPC's hybrid side event on 'Targeting Transformative Adaptation for Riskier Times: Innovation in Climate Adaptation and Resilience in Asia' at UNESCAP's Fourth Disaster Week from 24-27 July 2023 in Bangkok, Thailand.�

ADPC also launched the new phase of the iCARE Innovations Fund to foster climate resilience and adaptation innovations by facilitating transformative, affordable, and accessible climate solutions. Using and creating data and analytics will advance the South Asia Region's decision-support systems, guidelines, standards, innovation, and co-creation.�

SPRING Program Drives Disaster Preparedness and Resilience in Maldivian Communities

Maldives, Maldives
The Strengthening Preparedness and Resilience through Inclusive Community Governance in the Maldives (SPRING) program has advanced efforts to enhance disaster preparedness and resilience in the Maldives.

Bolstering Transport Infrastructure Against Climate Risks

Bangkok, Thailand
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) organized a webinar on ‘Building Climate-resilient Transport Infrastructures for a Changing World’ to provide essential information and raise awareness on integrating climate risk-informed planning approaches in the transport sector.�

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,

Building Resilience: Empowering Trainers in Climate Risk Analysis

Islamabad, Pakistan
Under the Building Resilience and Addressing Vulnerability to Emergencies (BRAVE) program, the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) together with Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) UK, Concern Worldwide Pakistan, and Aga Khan Foundation conducted a training workshop on Community-Based Climate Risk and Vulnerability Analysis (CCRVA)

Innovation and Locally-led Solutions: Empowering Communities for Climate Resilience

Bangkok, Thailand
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) and Friendship co-organized a technical workshop session titled 'From Innovation to Impact: Emerging Technology and Locally-led Solutions to Address Community Adaptation and Resilience' on the sidelines of the 17th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change (CBA17), organized by International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED).