Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)
Established in 1986, ADPC is as an independent non-governmental organization that works in over 25 countries in the Asia region. ADPC's strategy comprehensively approaches disaster risk reduction through enhancing capacity of countries by utilizing science-based information; strengthening government systems for effective risk management at all levels; and by improving grounded application of risk reduction measured in development. ADPC deploys disaster risk management (DRM) information and systems to reduce local, national and regional risk across Asia-Pacific. Its portfolio focuses on DRM capacity building, improving DRM for cities and climate change, mainstreaming DRM into national and local development, improving DRM systems and undertaking disaster risk assessments.
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