This brochure is the sixth compilation of good practices on integrating gender into humanitarian action in the Asia-Pacific region, developed on behalf of the Regional Network Working Group on Gender in Humanitarian Action. It highlights examples that support equal treatment of all before, during and after disasters, including on LGBTIQ+ rights and inclusion, the inclusion of diverse gender identities and sexual orientations in Fiji, and the transgender community in Pakistan.
Over 200 state of the art research papers would be shared
Bangkok, Thailand – Over 300 international and Thai academics, practitioners, professionals, and policymakers are all set to participate in the *7th International Conference on Building Resilience to be held in Bangkok from 27-29 *November.
This publication provides the detailed description of the proceedings of the 13th Regional Consultative Committee (RCC) on Disaster Management that took place in Islamabad, Pakistan from 17-19 October 2016. The value addition of the RCC lies in its capacity to support the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR), and the delegates of the 13th RCC meeting affirmed the endorsements of its mechanisms.
This training manual captures the impacts and good practices of partner organizations’ work in building community resilience during the pilot project “Community-based Approaches to Flood Management in Thailand”. It documents the application of the Associated Programme on Flood Management's “Community-Based Flood Management” tool. This manual provides short guidance on how targeted communities have been involved in flood risk management and what participative tools and approaches have been implemented in the field.
Bangkok, Thailand: Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) is to launch Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP): an inter-agency platform of National Disaster Management Organizations, civil society networks, and the private sector from six most disaster-prone Asian countries. The APP aims to promote regional cooperation and to strengthen preparedness for response & recovery at local levels.
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Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), established in 1986, is a regional non-profit foundation with headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand. It supports the advancement of safer communities and sustainable development through implementing programs that reduce the impact of disasters upon countries and communities in Asia and the Pacific. The primary geographical focus of ADPC’s activities is Asia with South, South East and East Asia being the primary sub-regions.
UN Environment and TH Köln (University of Applied Sciences) in Germany are pleased to announce the relaunch of the much anticipated massive open online course (MOOC) on ‘Disasters and Ecosystems: Resilience in a Changing Climate’. The course is hosted on the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center Platform.
Reducing vulnerabilities and exposure to natural hazards is key to building resilient communities. This requires integrated mainstreaming of disaster and climate risks into sustainable development policies and practice. To encourage communities, governments and businesses to prepare and manage climate or disaster impacts forward-thinking managers who promote resilience are needed.