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Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) contributes in making Asia-Pacific safer by strengthening disaster resilience at all levels. ADPC is as an independent regional 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 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. The Faculty of Public Health has a long standing collaboration with ADPC in capacity development, academic services and the provision of internships for graduate students.