2020 ASIA-PACIFIC MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE ON DISASTER RISK REDUCTION (APMCDRR)

18 February 2020

The 2020 Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (APMCDRR) will be convened by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and hosted by the Australian Government in Brisbane, Australia from 29 June – 2 July 2020.


Attracting more than 3,000 delegates from over 40 countries, the APMCDRR is the largest gathering in the Asia-Pacific to progress disaster risk reduction efforts. Participants include ministers, government officials, representatives of the private sector, non-profits, civil society, and vulnerable groups. The theme for the conference is ‘Making a change: Accelerating the transformation to risk-informed development. Enabling local and inclusive disaster resilience’.


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Asian Disaster Reduction and Response Network is a network consists of 51 national and international NGOs from more than 20 countries across the Asia-Pacific region. With a strong footprint in the region, the network members are constantly engaged with local communities strengthening their ability to combat disasters, providing humanitarian aid like food, water, shelter and health care, protecting critical facilities like schools and hospitals, creating awareness, advocating for policy changes and improving the capacity of community based organizations.

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