APDRC Director (Mr. Sungjun Kim) formally appointed.
APDRC Five Year Work Plan endorsed
APDRC 2017 Operations Plan agreed
Four National Societies identified (Bangladesh, China, the Philippines and New Zealand) to be invited as the APDRC Steering Committee members - in total, 8 members in the future
Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to be recommended - five each by IFRC and KNRC.
The Reference Centre's Working Title decided - to be the Asia Pacific Disaster Resilience Centre (APDRC)
Sopa-ro 145, Jung-gu, Seoul 100-043, Republic of Korea
The Republic of Korea National Red Cross (KNRC) and the International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have jointly initiated the establishment of the very first Asia-Pacific Region Disaster Centre. We aim for disaster risk reduction and the building of resilient communities and play the role of both intermediary service as well as we develop and introduce new technologies to our 38 Asia-Pacific National Societies partners.