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Teching on Novel Information Systems - Lemlem Abraha

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Lemlem Abraha, geographic information systems (GIS) expert, is building a new landscape forwomen across Ethiopia. Her career in disaster risk management (DRM) technology exemplifiesthe potential of women engaging in science, tech, engineering, and math (STEM).

Institutional Study Visit of Office of Civil Defense (OCD), Philippines Delegation to Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand – The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) organized an institutional visit to Thailand for the Office of Civil Defense (OCD), the national disaster management office (NDMO) of the Philippines from 03 to 04 April 2024. The 10-person delegation was headed by the OCD Administrator, Undersecretary Ariel F. Nepomuceno.

World Desertification & Drought Day 2024: "United for Land: Our Legacy. Our Future"

Bangkok, Thailand – On June 17, 2024, the world will come together to observe World Desertification and Drought Day under the theme "United for Land: Our Legacy. Our Future." This year's theme is a call to action, urging all sectors of society to engage in sustainable land stewardship to combat the pressing issues of desertification and drought.

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