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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)

ADPC strengthens early warning systems for floods in Myanmar

The Climate Change and Climate Risk Management (CCCRM) department at ADPC conducted simulations and drills in Myanmar to reduce disaster risk caused by riverine floods.

ADPC’s Executive Director meets with the Prime Minister of Nepal

ADPC’s Executive Director Mr. Shane Wright met with the Honorable Sushil Koirala, Prime Minister of Nepal to discuss the recovery after the devastating earthquake that struck the country in April.

Sri Lankan farming communities to better utilize weather and climate information

A national workshop on agro-ecosystem resilience in a changing climate was organized in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 25 June 2015.

Asian countries to tackle natural disasters in collaboration

The Asian countries gathered at the 12th meeting of the Regional Consultative Committee (RCC) on Disaster Management from 16-18 June in Thimphu, Bhutan.

ADPC signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Office of Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion

On 24 June the Office of Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion (OSMEP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with 31 technical providers.

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