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Supporting early flood preparedness in Myanmar

Myanmar, Mekong Region – ADPC is collaborating with the Government of Myanmar's Department of Disaster Management to help improve annual flood preparedness in Chin State. With access to updated historic flood information, the DDM can accurately plan supply allocation, conduct risk assessments and develop flood preparedness and mitigation plans.

CBDRM in Korea: agreement signed with Busan Fire & Safety Headquarters

Busan, South Korea

A "Community Resilience and Response Capacity" project between ADPC and Good Neighbours has begun. In this connection, the Busan Metropolitan City Fire & Safety Headquarters has agreed to jointly implement fire preparedness and prevention activities for communities where fire is regarded as a major hazard.

Ethiopia Disaster Risk Management (DRM) mainstreaming guideline launched

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – 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.