Register for the 16th Regional Consulative Committee (RCC) meeting

Bangkok, Thailand
Register for the 16th meeting of the Regional Consultative Committee (RCC) which will be held online from 30 September – 1 October 2021 with the overarching theme of Financing Resilient Development in Asia and the Pacific.

Sharing local innovations for disaster risk management

Bangkok, Thailand
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), through its Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP) program, organized the Innovation Conclave, where local innovators had a chance to pitch their innovative ideas for disaster risk management.

Climate Change: Global Problem, Local Solutions (A Perspective from the United States)

by Taalya Khan,  
Aspiring young writer and environmentalist, Taalya Khan, explores the US State of Maryland's progressive legal and policy frameworks that helped it become a leading state in carbon emission reductions, and shares insightful recommendations to expedite climate financing and international cooperation.

Supporting municipalities for inclusive disaster and climate resilience planning

Ratnanagar, Nepal
Read about ADPC's support to develop a Local Disaster and Climate Resilience Plan (LDCRP) in Ratnanagar municipality in Nepal which has been recognized by two Nepali newspapers.

How Geospatial Technologies can support Preparedness for anthropogenic disasters

Bangkok, Thailand
Environmental and anthropogenic disasters have become more frequent and draw stronger attention from the public in Southeast Asia about the importance of economic, human and environmental impact.

Opportunities and challenges in Pakistan's irrigation water management

Islamabad, Pakistan
The Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives hosted a national workshop to discuss current initiatives and future actions for making irrigation water management systems more resilient to climate change in Pakistan.

16th Regional Consultative Committee meeting to be held online from 30 September - 1 October 2021

Bangkok, Thailand
The 16th meeting of the Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management (RCC) will be held online from 30 September – 1 October 2021 with the overarching theme of Financing Resilient Development in Asia and the Pacific.

ADPC and UNDRR Sign a Statement of Cooperation to Promote Climate and Disaster Resilience

Bangkok, Thailand
The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) have signed a Statement of Cooperation to strengthen the implementation of the Sendai Framework, promote climate and disaster resilience, and improverisk governance across Asia and the Pacific.

Pakistan water conference on emerging challenges

Islamabad, Pakistan
Pakistan's intensive water demand from its people and economy requires carefully-coordinated management to preserve this precious resource. ADPC's experts took part in a national water conference that set important milestones for future discussions on plans, priorities and cooperation.

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.