Strengthening urban resilience to climate extremes in Viet Nam
Speakers from national and international organizations sharing their views/ideas at the national technical consultative meeting, Viet Nam

Strengthening urban resilience to climate extremes in Viet Nam

ADPC in association with Viet Nam Disaster Management Authority (VNDMA) organized a technical consultative meeting to introduce the Urban Resilience to Climate Extremes in Southeast Asia (URCE) Program to key…

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Green Initiatives for enhancing Urban Climate Resilience in Southeast Asia
Panelists discussing urban resilience and green initiatives during the webinar.

Green Initiatives for enhancing Urban Climate Resilience in Southeast Asia

Panelists discussing urban resilience and green initiatives during the webinar. Recent scientific research has suggested that green initiatives can increase urban resilience against climate change. By reducing urban heat island effects, increasing…

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Brainstorming mental health and psychosocial support in the New Normal
Webinar participants discussing the impacts of COVID-19 on mental health.

Brainstorming mental health and psychosocial support in the New Normal

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Bangkok, Thailand The loss of loved ones and livelihoods combined with the uncertainties surrounding COVID-19 can enhance stress, anxiety, depression and mental health problems. Furthermore, the marginalization of people with…

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Towards urban resilience to climate extremes in Yangon
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Towards urban resilience to climate extremes in Yangon

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Over 70 participants of a 2-day workshop on urban resilience discussed the potential impacts of climate extremes and other disaster risks on the township of Dala, located on the southern…

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Building resilience to climate extremes in Viet Nam
Hans Guttman, ADPC's Executive Director, presents Doan Thi Tuyet Nga, Director of the Department of Science, Technology and International Cooperation, VNDMA, with a gift

Building resilience to climate extremes in Viet Nam

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Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), in collaboration with the Vietnam National Disaster Management Authority (VNDMA), organized a workshop and discussed ways to speed up urban resilience to climate change in…

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