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Advancing Climate Action Through Early Warning Systems and Adaptation

Bangkok, Thailand – Meteorology plays a pivotal role in our daily lives, influencing sectors from agriculture, water and transport to disaster management and environmental protection. The theme for World Meteorological Day 2024, "At the Frontline of Climate Action," underscores the critical importance of meteorological services in the global fight against climate change.

ADPC attends the observance of International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR) and ASEAN Day for Disaster Management in Ha Long, Viet Nam

Ha Long, Viet Nam – ADPC attends the observance of International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR) and ASEAN Day for Disaster Management at Bai Chay Secondary School in Ha Long, Viet Nam. This event was organized by the Viet Nam Disaster and Dyke Management Authority (ADDMA) of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on 13 October 2023 in collaboration with the Australian Embassy in Hanoi. This was attended by the ministers and senior officials of Disaster Management organizations in the ASEAN region, ASEAN Secretariat and international organizations.

International Women’s Day, 2023 Highlight: Dr. Nion Champions the Use of Satellite Data for Improving Air Quality Through a Unique ADPC-USAID-NASA Partnership

Chiang Rai, ThailandIn collaboration with the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), Dr. Nion and her team developed the Smoke Watch Application, which was awarded Thailand’s National Innovation Award, 2021.

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