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Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) is an independent centre in the Asia and Pacific Region, working towards disaster risk reduction (DRR) and sustainable development.

It promotes disaster awareness, the development of local capabilities, and institutionalised disaster management and mitigation policies.

Specific areas of work include risk assessment, mainstreaming DRR into development processes, urban risk management, and climate change risk management. The ADPC conducts regular regional, national, and local training courses for governments, scientists, and humanitarian policymakers alike.

The website hosts details on the centre's thematic focus and core programmes, as well as information on training and information and knowledge management.

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