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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.

Consultation on the current status of disaster risk management in Lao PDR

Vientiane, Lao PDR – Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) jointly organized a consultation on the current status of disaster risk reduction in Lao PDR with the Department of Social Welfare (DSW) and the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare. The meeting looked into the current DRM initiatives of the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare and provided recommendation on future plans to reduce disaster risk in Lao PDR.

ADPC conducts 3rd gender in disaster risk reduction training

Bangkok, Thailand

ADPC brought together 21 participants in a Gender in Disaster Risk Reduction (GDRR) training on 10 – 14 June, 2019. Participants were introduced to key concepts, addressed gender issues and presented with case studies, to better understand the need to stop overlooking the role of women in disaster management.

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