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A Woman Champion for Building Community Resilience in Cambodia

"As a participant and Commune Chief, I had the opportunity to be actively involved in group discussions and practice the application of disaster preparedness tools I was really interested in identifying hazards in my commune and adopting methods to mitigate them. Thanks to the training I received, I felt confident to talk about climate change impact and how to prepare for future disasters." - Mrs. Sim Pov, Commune Chief, Roka Commune, Western Cambodia

Cambodia Humanitarian Forum convenes the 2019 Annual Review Workshop

The Cambodia Humanitarian Forum (CHF), also part of the Preparedness Partnership of Cambodia (PPC) convened the ‘Annual Review Workshop’ for this year on 14 June 2019. With 70 participants from CHF steering committee, CHF members, representatives from National Committee on Disaster Management (NCDM), Provincial Committee on Disaster Management (PCDMs), Federation of Associations for SMEs of Cambodia (FASMEC), ADPC, Humanitarian Response Forum (HRF) and JAG in attendance, Mr. Kep Kannaro, Executive Director of PADEK and Chairman of CHF presented the road ahead for CHF. 

Cambodia Baseline Assessment Report

The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), in collaboration with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, launched the program in 2016 on 'Strengthening Capacity of Government, Local Humanitarian Organizations and the Private Sector on Preparedness for Emergency Response' in six Asian countries: Cambodia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka.

Flooding and food security: PPC studies local disaster impacts at quarterly meeting

Members evaluating the effectiveness of past activities at the 3rd PPC-NMG quarterly meeting.

The Preparedness Partnership of Cambodia (PPC) established under APP, works towards improving preparedness for response and recovery from disasters in Cambodia and comprises of member organizations from the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM), Federation of Associations for SMEs in Cambodia (FASMEC) and the local humanitarian network – Cambodia Humanitarian Forum (CHF).

Enhancing emergency assessment techniques in Cambodia

Opening ceremony chaired by H.E Nkek Bunrith, Deputy Secretary General - NCDM

The Preparedness Partnership of Cambodia (PPC) established under APP,  is working towards improving preparedness for response and recovery from disasters in Cambodia comprising representation from the government, the private sector and the local humanitarian network- Cambodia Humanitarian Forum. In accordance with its roadmap and action plan, PPC organized a 5-day training course on Emergency Assessment in Pursat province from 22-26 October, 2018.

Cambodia implements Disaster Management course to prepare for floods

The Preparedness Partnership of Cambodia (PPC), established as a national platform under the Asian Preparedness Partnership is working towards strengthening capacities of Governments, Local Humanitarian Organizations and the Private Sector on preparedness for response in Asia. This ‘network of networks’ formalized by Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) with support from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), is implemented by the PPC National Management Group in Cambodia.

First Business Resilience Forum in Cambodia engages small enterprises in disaster preparedness

A one-day Business Resilience forum was jointly organized by the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM), the Federation of Associations for SMEs of Cambodia (FASMEC) and the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) through its iPrepare Business facility. Funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the forum has been conceptualized as part of the multi-stakeholder partnership of Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP) through its country platform, the Preparedness Partnership of Cambodia (PPC) on 22 June 2018 in Phnom Penh.

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