Architects from Indonesia and five Asian countries gathered to attend a training workshop on Disaster Risk Management for Architects from 4-7 April 2018 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The workshop was jointly organized by ADPC, Architects Regional Council of Asia (ARCASIA), and Indonesian Institute of Architects (IAI).
ADPC organized a four-day training course on “Agro-ecosystem Resilience in Changing Climate” for government officials on 27-30 March in Phetchaburi, Thailand. Participants discussed key factors that influence sustainability and resilience of land-farming and aquafarming to develop applications that can help this sector absorb the impact of climate variability.
The Government of Iraq’s Joint Coordination and Monitoring Center (JCMC visited Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) on Thursday. Both organizations discussed areas of collaboration to strengthen Iraq’s institutional and technical capacities to mitigate disaster risks and prepare for response.
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center was joined by Stenden University’s exchange students, on Thursday, to discuss the current Hospitality sector and ways Disaster Risk Resilience can be further integrated across university curriculum. Students engaged their ideas and participated in activities to celebrate World Water Day.
Seventeen students from the Department of Public Administration, Faculty of Management Science, Prince of Songkla University, Thailan visit ADPC. Led by Dr. Somporn Khunwishit, Associate Dean for Research, students showed a great interest in using disaster management knowledge in their master’s degree in Public Administration.