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RCC 14 in Kathmandu on 3-5 December 2018

14th RCC meeting will took 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 was co-organized by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA), Nepal and ADPC.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

Building resilience to climate extremes in Viet Nam

ADPC, in collaboration with the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority (VDMA), organized a workshop and discussed ways to speed up urban resilience to climate change in Viet Nam, during a jointly organized workshop on 29 March, 2019, in Hanoi. Over 60 representatives from relevant government ministries, UN organizations, academic institutions, private sector, media and others participated in the discussion.

Pakistan launches Revised National Disaster Response Plan (NDRP-2019)

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Pakistan, launched the revised National Disaster Response Plan (NDRP-2019) in collaboration with ADPC on 29 April, 2019. The NDRP-2019 covers the full spectrum of disaster response, outlining a framework for emergency response by different tiers of the government. The plan is an updated version of NDRP-2010 and has incorporated various lessons learned over the years.

Making education sector disaster resilient in Malawi

ADPC has organized a two-week training on mainstreaming disaster risk management in education at the Malawi University of Science and Technology. The training is aiming to introduce academia to disaster and risk in their curricula, to build awareness of prevention measures in disaster risk reduction in Malawi.

Advancing recovery initiatives for a safer Ethiopia

ADPC discussed ways to strengthen national and regional emergency operations centers (EOCs) and document good practices during the response, rehabilitation and recovery processes during consultations with the National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) of Ethiopia on 15 March, 2019.

Introductory course on management of emergency operation centers (EOCs) in India

An introductory training course, organized on 14 - 15 March, 2019, introduced officers-in-charge of disaster management, programmer and data entry operators responsible for the function of the emergency operations centers (EOCs) at state and district levels, to targeted training curriculum on understanding EOCs, systems and mechanisms on emergency management.

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