RCC 14 in Kathmandu on 3-5 December 2018

14th RCC meeting will take place in Nepal on the theme, “Policies and Practices for Coherence between Global Frameworks”

The 14th annual meeting of the Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management will be co-organized by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA), Nepal and ADPC.

SERVIR-Mekong Connecting Space to Village in the Lower Mekong Region

SERVIR-Mekong is a geospatial data-for-development program that responds to the needs of Lower Mekong countries

SERVIR works to streamline access to data and imagery from satellites so analysts can integrate this information into tools and models that are accessible to those who need it most.

Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP) Localizing Humanitarian Response

Localizing Humanitarian Response Strengthening Local organizations and Leadership in the region

The Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP) was established through partnership between Asian Disaster Preparedness Center and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for improving the preparedness and emergency response to disasters in Asia by strengthening humanitarian leadership and technical capacity of National Governments and Local Humanitarian Organizations so that they can lead and better engage in the humanitarian framework.

Building Resilience through Inclusive and Climate-adaptive Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia-Pacific

Enhancing capacities of the most vulnerable in society

ADPC launched a five-year multi-stakeholders program──Building Resilience through Inclusive and Climate-adaptive Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia-Pacific (BRDR). With an aim of protecting development gains and enhancing regional cooperation for inclusive and gender-equal risk reduction approaches, the BRDR program is supported by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and implemented jointly by ADPC, the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB), the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute (RWI). Nepal, Papua New Guinea and the Philippines are the BRDR’s pilot countries.

Strengthening Regional Cooperation

ADPC signs signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nepal’s Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA), Government of Nepal

ADPC signs signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nepal’s Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA), Government of Nepal, on 9 July to strengthening Nepal’s resilience against disasters and promote regional cooperation.

Enhancing capacities of the most vulnerable in society

Protecting Children through Community

China has suffered 151 earthquakes measuring from 6.5 to 7 on the Richter scale between 1964 and 2013.

ADPC conducts an advanced refreshers course for 40 urban community volunteers

An advanced refreshers' 3-day course on collapsed structure, search and rescue, fire fighting and first aid for urban community volunteers was conducted for 40 participants in Rangamati, Bangladesh. The training introduced a new session on landslides due to current landslide incidents in Rangamati and other hill tracts in Bangladesh.

CBDRM in Korea: agreement signed with Busan Fire & Safety Headquarters

A "Community Resilience and Response Capacity" project between ADPC and Good Neighbours has begun. In this connection, the Busan Metropolitan City Fire & Safety Headquarters has agreed to jointly implement fire preparedness and prevention activities for communities where fire is regarded as a major hazard.

Kathmandu Statement calls for enhanced coherence between global frameworks at the 14th RCC meeting

The Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management (RCC) calls for practical coherence solutions and tools for reducing disasters in Asia and the Pacific during its 14th meeting that was held on 3-5 December in Kathmandu, Nepal. It also emphasized on enhancing coherence between key global frameworks for sustainable development and disaster resilience.

Over 200 students participate in ADPC's "Know Disaster, No Disaster" camp

Over 200 students from the Anglo-Singapore International School attended Asian Disaster Preparedness Center’s (ADPC) “Know Disaster, No Disaster” camp on 14 – 16 November, 2018, at the Nakhon Ratchasima campus.  The students participated in 10 stations to learn emergency preparedness and disaster mitigation methods that can be incorporated into their daily lives.

PROSPER - India: from building emergency response capacity to strengthening institutional capacity for disaster preparedness

ADPC has supported the department of health, agriculture and disaster management, government of Bihar, in order to assist in the implementation of the Bihar DRR Roadmap. The lessons learnt have played a crucial role in developing the "Program for Strengthening Preparedness for Emergency Response and Recovery in India' (PROSPER-India), which aims to reach additional sectors, stakeholders and geographies.

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