ADPC developed a geospatial tool, in collaboration with Viet Nam's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARB), to enable agencies under MARB to prepare for and respond to droughts.
ADPC is collaborating with the Government of Myanmar's Department of Disaster Management to help improve annual flood preparedness in Chin State. With access to updated historic flood information, the DDM can accurately plan supply allocation, conduct risk assessments and develop flood preparedness and mitigation plans.
Provided that gender inequality is understood and reduced in Asia and the Pacific, women can greatly contribute to the society’s wellbeing before and during a disaster. The end of the inception phase of the BRDR program is just the beginning of a long journey in addressing inveterate challenges of gender inequality. ADPC's Risk Governance team gather to discuss the challenges and progress towards ensuring greater gender-equality in the region through the BRDR program.
With support from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) will build the capacity of the Joint Crisis Coordination Centre (JCC), Kurdistan, Iraq in disaster and crisis management.
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) welcomed 16 participants, from 9 countries, to the 26th Regional course on Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRR-26) on 20 – 31 August. The CBDRR course directs practitioners towards addressing local needs of communities vulnerable to disasters.
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