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ADPC highlights the need to scale-up effective climate investments at COP27

Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), together with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Japan Water Forum, organized a panel discussion on ‘Actions for Scaling-up Effective Investments in Climate Adaptation and Resilience’ at the 27th United Nations Conference of Parties (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt on 14 November 2022.

Women’s leadership, localization, and tech-driven change: important lessons and knowledge from Nepal

Kathmandu, Nepal
Over 40 participants including government officials, municipality mayors, partner organizations, civil society and UN agencies took part in ADPC’s Knowledge Sharing Workshop to talk about promoting inclusive, gender equal and rights-based approaches in Nepal’s disaster risk reduction (DRR) efforts.

ADPC meets Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF)

Singapore, Singapore
Mr. Aslam Perwaiz, Deputy Executive Director of the Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC) visited the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) Headquarters yesterday and met with Mr. Abdul Razak Raheem, Assistance Commissioner and Director, Planning and Organization Department. This is in continuation of ADPC’s ongoing discussion with the ASEAN Secretariat and AHA Center to update them on ADPC and explore the possibility of ADPC’s engagement in the ASEAN region.

Integrating climate change adaptation into rural road development: an open discussion with Bangladesh

Dhaka, Bangladesh
ADPC organized a Stakeholder Consultation Workshop to understand climate change impacts, assess gaps in Bangladesh’s rural transport sector, and discuss current road standards in Bangladesh.

ADPC, IUCN sign MOU on climate and disaster resilience partnership

Bangkok, Thailand
The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

Combating Desertification through Drought Management Solutions

Bangkok, Thailand
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) commemorates World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought with a perspective article from its esteemed experts in the Climate Resilience Department.�

Enhancing the Climate Resilience of Rural Roads in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) has been recognized by multiple Bangladeshi newspapers for organizing a workshop on 'Identification of Climate Change Vulnerability and Criticality Indicators for Rural Road and Infrastructures’ in Dhaka.

Innovation across India: ADPC Showcasing Novel Approaches in Disaster Risk Reduction

Bali, Indonesia
The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) co-organized the “Dialogue on Role of Innovations in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR).”

Sharing project strategies and experiences to build on Pakistan's adaptative capacities

Jamshoro, Pakistan
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) held a workshop with organizations involved in the ‘Adapting to Salinity in the Southern Indus Basin (ASSIB)’ project to identify opportunities for collaboration in Pakistan as part of its Climate Adaptation and Resilience (CARE) for South Asia project.

100 Questions on Strengthening Disaster Resilience Campaign

Bangkok, Thailand
ADPC is launching the "100 Questions on Strengthening Disaster Resilience Campaign" to seek inputs and suggestions on the current state of disaster resilience in Asia and the Pacific region.
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