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Disaster Risk Management Leadership Workshop for Ministers and Senior Officials

Arba Minch, Ethiopia – From March 9-10, 2024, the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) was honoured to facilitate a Disaster Risk Management Leadership workshop for 30 Senior Federal Government Officials, and Commissioners for Regional Disaster Risk Management and City Administration. Held at Haile Resort in Arba Minch, Ethiopia, the workshop was co-organized by the Ethiopian Disaster Risk Management Commission (EDRMC) in collaboration with the ADPC, and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

ADPC at the 10th World Water Forum 2024, Bali, Indonesia

Bali, Indonesia – World Water Forum is the largest international gathering in the water sector involving various stakeholders, which has been co-hosted by the World Water Council and a host city. The Forum brings together participants from all levels and areas, including politics, multilateral institutions, academia, civil society and the private sector.

In the Field with CREWS: Delving into Early Warning Systems and Community-Based Flood Management in Cambodia and Lao PDR

Tbong Khmum province, Cambodia – From January 22 to 26, 2024, the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) facilitated a high-level delegation visit to Cambodia and Lao PDR. Comprising participants from contributing member countries of the Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS) Initiative, including the French Climate Ambassador, as well as representatives from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), and the World Bank, the delegation aimed to deepen insights into disaster preparedness and management at national and sub-national levels in both countries.

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