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Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management (RCC) ADPC: Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management (RCC)

Published on: 02/28/2010

Language: English

Author(s): Asian Disater Preparedness Center

Department: Safer Development Planning and Implementation

Type: Brochures, Factsheets and Posters

File size: 0.95 MB

 

Publication Overview/Description

The Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management (RCC) comprises of members who are working in key Government positions in the national disaster management systems of countries of the Asia and the Pacific region and was established at the initiative of the Asian disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) in 2000. Its role as a consultative mechanism for regional cooperation is recognized and affirmed by the Charter of ADPC.

To date, 26 countries are represented by 30 RCC Members from Asia and the Pacific region namely, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Republic of Korea, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam. The RCC has established a system of Chair and Vice Chair in the intervening
period between the two meetings. The host country of the meeting assumes chairmanship and the incoming host country acts as the vice-chair and takes over when it hosts.