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Integrating disasters into reporting beats across the region

Regional, Asia and the Pacific – Media is an integral part of the disaster risk reduction (DRR) process. To enhance the technical knowledge of journalists on DRR, Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) has been engaging with media in Asia and the Pacific under the overarching concept of Reporting on Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness (RedMap). ADPC held a series of events in PNG, the Philippines, Nepal, the Maldives and Thailand in April and May.

Raising awareness on the disaster risk environment for enhanced business resilience

Phuket, Thailand – ADPC brought together 85 participants to a seminar on “Understanding Disaster Risk Environment for Business Resilience” held in Thailand on 23 May, 2019. People from private and various other sectors shared their knowledge and good practices on how they have engaged in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and business resilience in Thailand.

ADPC's intergovernmental Charter has been ratified by the Royal Thai Government

Bangkok, Thailand – Following the deposit of the Instrument of Ratification by the Kingdom of Thailand, the Charter of Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) has entered into force enabling it to function as an Intergovernmental organization. The new set up is expected to open up more avenues for ADPC to take forward the agenda of disaster risk reduction, in the region, through networking, knowledge exchange and collaborations.

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