Partner Profile

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)
Global Campaign Partners
  • Mission & Disaster Reduction Profile

  • Established in 1986, ADPC is as an independent non-governmental organization. It works in a number of countries in the Asia region including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Saudi-Arabia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, the Philippines, and Vietnam. With headquarters located in Bangkok, Thailand, ADPC has country offices in Bangladesh, Lao PDR and Myanmar. ADPC's well-established networks with government line agencies and strong partnerships with regional organizations and development agencies provide the foundation for its work.

    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. To achieve its aims in disaster risk reduction, ADPC works closely with local, national and regional governments, governmental and non-governmental organizations, donors and development partners.

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  • Activites in the campaign

    • ADPC has contributed to the launch of the campaign in Thailand and other countries in Asia.
    • At the New Delhi Mayors’ meeting in June 2010, ADPC promoted the signature for the campaign of more than 100 Mayors.
    • ADPC has nominated the current governor of Bangkok Mr Mom Rajawongse Sukhumbhand a Champion for the “Making Cities Resilient” campaign representing all previous governors who have contributed in making Bangkok a better place for urban communities.