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Drought risk management: a call for action

Bangkok, Thailand
Parched lands and water-scarce agriculture are becoming ever more common due to climate change. On World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, join Dr. Senaka Basnayake as he examines integrated drought management and ADPC's interventions to keep lands arable and access to water secure.

The Ocean: Life and Livelihoods

Bangkok, Thailand
ADPC commemorates World Oceans Day with an insightful article developed by its climate experts on the critical links between oceans, lives and livelihoods, climate change, natural hazards and early warning systems.

Taking Medical Intern-ventions

Maskanda, Bangladesh

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) presents an insightful success story from a training recipient and medical practitioner responding to COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh.

The case study was developed through the Strengthening Earthquake Resilience in Bangladesh (SERB) program and Program for Enhancement of Emergency Response (PEER) in South Asia with support from the United States Agency for International Development, Bureau for Humanitarian Affairs (USAID/BHA).

Lifelines to Life on the Line

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center presents a captivating case study from a medical practitioner at the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh.

The case study was developed through the Strengthening Earthquake Resilience in Bangladesh (SERB) program and Program for Enhancement of Emergency Response (PEER) in South Asia with support from the United States Agency for International Development, Bureau for Humanitarian Affairs (USAID/BHA).

Celebrating World Environment Day 2021

Bangkok, Thailand
ADPC commemorates World Environment Day on 5 June 2021 by highlighting its capacity building efforts and publications across Asia and the Pacific region to help governments and communities nurture their nature.

Celebrating International Day of Families 2021

Bangkok, Thailand
ADPC commemorates International Day of Families 2021 by raising awareness on the importance and value of preparing family disaster risk reduction and emergency plans by showcasing some of its notable contributions to this cause over the years.

Connecting for innovation in disaster risk management

Bangkok, Thailand
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) through its Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP) program organized a webinar on Novel Approaches to DRM for a Safer Asia to draw insights from various leaders and experts in Asia and the Pacific region.

Progress and preparedness are unified efforts

Bihar, India
ADPC attended a high-level meeting to advance technical cooperation between the Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) and Government of State of Bihar India to set up a new hydro-meteorological network.

Assessing potential loss and damage for flood hazard using an econometric modelling technique

Bangkok, Thailand
ADPC's climate experts and partners recently published an article on assessing potential loss and damage for flood hazard using an econometric modelling technique on the APN Science Bulletin. It is an outcome of the 'Developing Climate Inclusive Potential Loss and Damage Assessment Methodology for Flood Hazards' project implemented by ADPC with support from APN.

ADPC launches Climate Innovation Challenge

Bangkok, Thailand
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) launched, in February, the ‘Climate Innovation Challenge’ (CIC) that is a pool of US$ 2 million in funding to spur disruptive technologies to build communities’ resilience against the threat of climate change in South Asia.
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