Special Feature Events

Special Feature Events with public representatives, youth, scientists, innovators, and media would be organized. These could be curated by Universities, Technical institutes, and Media representatives. These can be in the format of round table panel discussions which can primarily take cues from the G20 WG-DRR discussion, as listed below

  • Memorializing disasters: Stories, narratives, paintings, sketching, street plays, theatre

  • Learning from Case Studies of SAARC nations; G20 nations

  • Building back better: Stories from the building community

  • Investing in resilience: State Disaster Management Authorities (Aapda Pradbandhan Puraskar winners)

  • Role of Major Group of Children and Youth (MGCY) in Resilience Building


Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) is an autonomous international organization that works to build the resilience of people and institutions to disasters and climate change impacts in Asia and the Pacific. Established in 1986, it provides comprehensive technical services to countries in the region across social and physical sciences to support sustainable solutions for risk reduction and climate resilience. ADPC supports countries and communities in Asia and the Pacific in building their DRR systems, institutional mechanisms and capacities to become resilient to numerous hazards, such as floods, landslides, earthquake, cyclones, droughts, etc.

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