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ADPC launches a regional assessment of disaster risk management instutitions

Bangkok, Thailand – ADPC launches a Regional Assessment of Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Institutions in the South Asia Region (SAR). The stock-taking is expected to develop an overall picture, which defines the current state of affairs, including roles, responsibilities, and potential linkages of various DRM agencies─public, private sector, NGOs, etc.─in SAR.

ADPC signs MoU with University Twente to cooperate on geospatial technology

Bangkok, Thailand – Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) signed a comprehensive Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Twente’s faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) to cooperate in research and technical exchange on geospatial technology.

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.

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