ADPC hosted a first-of-its-kind MediaLogue on 25 July in Bangkok, Thailand, which was attended by media organizations, UN agencies, and other partners who shared experiences and challenges in strengthening the role of media in disaster risk communication.
Through participating in a five-day training course, 14 senior personnel have enhanced their leadership skills in reducing the risk of disaster. The training course on “Leadership in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)” was held on 8 – 12 July, 2019 at ADPC’s headquarters in Bangkok.
ADPC publishes its Annual Report 2018 that provides a summary of our contributions to build the capacities of governments and communities in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate resilience (CR) across Asia and the Pacific. In 2018, ADPC's capacity building initatives reached over 6,000 people through 51 projects and 135 events implemented with support from 129 partners.
ADPC brought together 21 participants in a Gender in Disaster Risk Reduction (GDRR) training on 10 – 14 June, 2019. Participants were introduced to key concepts, addressed gender issues and presented with case studies, to better understand the need to stop overlooking the role of women in disaster management.
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) jointly organized a consultation on the current status of disaster risk reduction in Lao PDR with the Department of Social Welfare (DSW) and the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare. The meeting looked into the current DRM initiatives of the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare and provided recommendation on future plans to reduce disaster risk in Lao PDR.
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