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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.

Business continuity management training workshop for public sector undertakings (PSUs) in India

A training workshop designed to encourage and facilitate Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), state-owned enterprises of the government, to undertake strategic business continuity planning and management as part of overall efforts for business resilience on 23 – 24 April, 2019. The training workshop was attended by 30 participants from PSUs of various departments of the Government of Bihar.

Training on hospital incident command system in Bangladesh

A three-day specialized training course on ‘Hospital Incident Command System (HICS)’ designed for hospital personnel was held on April 23-25, 2019 at 100 Bedded General Hospital, Rangamati, Bangladesh, with an aim to enhance capacity of the hospital command team to command, coordinate and control an emergency incident.

ADPC conducts hospital risk assesment workshop in Bangladesh

A two-day workshop on Hospital Risk Assessment (HRA)  brought together 17 medical practitioners and representatives  in 250 Bed District Sadar Hospital, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, to familiarize participants with ways to use and operationalize the hospital risk assessment and safety index developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) and Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).

Sensitization seminar on hospital disaster resilience and safety

A sensitization seminar on ‘Hospital Disaster Resilience and Safety’ was held at Dr. Milton Hall, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), Dhaka, Bangladesh on 1 April 2019 to familiarize health professionals about the risks hospitals face and how they can respond in an efficient manner during emergencies.

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.

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.

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