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20 Sep 2018 description

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On 31th July 2018, the flood shown in pink color. The surface water observed on 19 July 2018 is shown in light blue color.

These water has not been validated on the ground and it may contain standing water, paddy field and mountain shade.

20 Sep 2018 description

Swar dam in Yedashe township has breached out on 29th August 2018 and more than 80 villages has been affected by flash flood in the downstream area. 7 days after the flood, on 4th September 2018, Satellite images has been acquired to investigate the flood water situation. A comparison of surface water is done with early Monsoon period, 17 June 2018.

Red are probable flood water observed on 4th September, Green are water occurence on 17 June but receded on 4th September.

20 Sep 2018 description

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Swar dam in Yedashe township has breached out on 29th August 2018 and more than 80 villages has been affected by flash flood in the downstream area. 7 days after the flood, on 4th September 2018, Satellite images has been acquired to investigate the flood water situation. A comparison of surface water is done with early Monsoon period, 17 June 2018.

Red are probable flood water observed on 4th September, Green are water occurence on 17 June but receded on 4th September.

30 Apr 2018 description

This booklet features a collection of stories that reflects the widespread work of ADPC across Asia and the Pacific and beyond. It not only showcases ADPC's extensive work to achieve its vision of safer communities and sustainable development through disaster risk reduction but also governments' commitment, partners' support, and the courage of people in disaster-prone nations.

04 Apr 2018 description

Bangkok, Thailand — Nestled in the historic area of Bangkok, the Erawan Unit of the Medical Services, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), holds critical responsibility for emergency medical response of the bustling city. The unit works around the clock to coordinate life-saving dispatch services and management of prehospital medical services. Among the hospital workers that rotate shifts at Erawan is the unit’s prized asset, Dr. Intira Outaivattananon from Sirindorn Hospital.

13 Dec 2017 description

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.

25 Nov 2017 description

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.

12 Oct 2017 description

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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.

04 Sep 2017 description

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.

28 Aug 2017 description

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.

11 May 2017 description

Women’s Leadership in Humanitarian Action Gender inequalities constrain the influence and control that women and girls have over their own lives. Disasters and crises tend to exacerbate pre-existing gender-based discrimination, inequalities, and violence. As a consequence, women and girls are disproportionally impacted before, during, and after disasters. However, in the Asia Pacific region, evidence has shown that women and girls are among the first responders to a crisis and play crucial roles in building resilience of families and communities.

03 Jan 2017 description

The Report on the 3rd Regional Conference on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergencies in Asia. The conference was organized by Asian Disaster Preparedness Center in collaboration with the Center for Crisis Psychology of Norway and Thammasat University's School of Global Studies in Thailand with support from the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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