The 14th Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management (RCC) will be held in Kathmandu, Nepal, on 3 – 5 December, 2018. Co-hosted by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA), Government of Nepal, the 14the RCC meeting will focus on the theme: policies and practices for coherence between global frameworks.
ADPC has supported the department of health, agriculture and disaster management, government of Bihar, in order to assist in the implementation of the Bihar DRR Roadmap. The lessons learnt have played a crucial role in developing the "Program for Strengthening Preparedness for Emergency Response and Recovery in India' (PROSPER-India), which aims to reach additional sectors, stakeholders and geographies.
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) joined the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) of Thailand in a joint commemoration of International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) and ASEAN Day for Disaster Management on 18 October.
The Disaster Risk Management (DRM) mainstreaming guideline for Ethiopia was launched on 11 October, 2018 in a ceremony attended by 500 people to celebrate the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR). During the event, ADPC also displayed its publications and briefed participants on its disaster risk reduction initiatives across Asia and the Pacific.
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) was presented with a Certificate of Excellence on Pakistan National Resilience Day on 8 October, 2018, to offer recognition of ADPC’s services and contributions rendered in the field of disaster management within Pakistan.