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.

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.

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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