APEC Emergency Preparedness Capacity Building Center
This proposed initiative meets the objectives of the APEC Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction and Emergency Preparedness and Response in the Asia-Pacific Region, the APEC Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Framework, Enhancing Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in Response to Climate Change from 10th Senior Disaster Management Officials Forum in Iquitos “Emergency Preparedness for Supply Chain and Emergency Food Security”. EPCC will provide capacity building planning and consultation and tailor-made, knowledge-based information for APEC economies in a timely manner to mitigate the impact of disasters. In order to fulfil EPWG’s mandate and continue to promote better emergency preparedness in the region, the EPCC will undertake the missions: Raise Risk Awareness, Empower Grass-root Capacity on Disaster Risk Reduction and Enhance Resilience.
Cross-fora collaborations with PPSTI, SMEWG, ACTWG, HRDWG, TPTWG, PPWE, CTI, ABAC and regional institutes will guarantee the project deliverables to produce crosscutting outcomes related to demanding issues in the APEC region.