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Risk-Sensitive Development in the Asia-Pacific Region

The national disaster management authorities of Asia meet in Bhutan

The 12th annual meeting of the Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management (RCC) will be held in Thimphu, Bhutan on 16–18 June 2015. The meeting is organized with support from the German Government through GIZ.

Conducting risk assessments for effective disaster risk management

Building long-term preparedness in Bangladesh

ADPC is mapping out all hazard prone areas in Bangladesh and assessing the vulnerability of the people, property, infrastructure and economic activities. With the help of the results from the study, the aim is to incorporate appropriate risk-reduction strategies in the country’s development planning process. (Photo: Swapan Photography / Shutterstock.com)

Training courses that meet the needs of the entire region

Since 1986, ADPC has trained over 8,000 graduates

At ADPC, we offer customized regional courses. Build your capacity in disaster risk management. (Photo: Sayan Chuenudomsavad)

Supporting development practitioners to integrate disaster risk management into their work

Mainstreaming disaster risk management into development processes

Over 2011–2013, ADPC prepared a series of handbooks for disaster risk management practitioners working in national and municipal governments. These handbooks guide individuals on how and what they can contribute to resilient development. (Photo: Narit Jindajamorn / Shutterstock.com)

Working with cities to increase urban resiliency

Reducing vulnerability to floods in Thailand

The 2011 floods in Thailand proved socially and economically devastating. At ADPC, we work to overcome the challenges in urban disaster risk management that were identified as a result of the flooding. (Photo: topten22photo / Shutterstock.com)

Managing climate risks and adapting to climate change through science-based solutions

How to make end-to-end early warning systems sustainable?

ADPC works to build technical capacity of national meteorological agencies in Myanmar and Vietnam, among other countries. (Photo: ArtWell / Shutterstock.com)

Establishing sustainable emergency response at hospitals and communities

ADPC works to strengthen mental health and psychosocial support in times of emergencies

Learn more about our work in mental health and psychosocial support in Bangladesh and Vietnam. (Photo: Wichai Dornnam)

Intensifying coordination to improve disaster risk management

Working together with Lao PDR's National Disaster Management Office

Lao PDR’s National Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction is based on information from the national disaster damage reporting database. (Photo: Sayan Chuenudomsavad)

Refresher course on DRR for youth volunteers in Myanmar

The volunteers have been trained to disseminate knowledge on disaster preparedness in their communities.

ADPC’s training course on ecosystem resilience in Vietnam

Enhancing weather and climate data utilization and introducing new technological interventions is critical in order to mitigate undesirable impacts within the ecosystem.

ADPC and IPPF: Training on reproductive health in emergencies

ADPC in cooperation with the International Planned Parenthood Foundation organizes a regional training course on Minimum Initial Service Package for Reproductive Health in Crises on 19–22 May 2015 in Bangkok.

ADPC's country office in Myanmar moved to a new address

ADPC’s country office in Myanmar has moved to new a facility in Yangon.

Kazakhstan national workshop promotes future resilient development

The Kazakhstan Red Crescent Society and the Committee on Emergencies, a part of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, conducted a three-day national workshop on resilient development with technical support from Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC). 

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