26-27 May 2014 (Seoul, Korea)
ADRC participated in the 9th Meeting of Typhoon Committee Working Group on Disaster Risk Reduction which was jointly organized by United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Typhoon Committee Secretariat, and the National Emergency Management Agency of the Republic of Korea in Seoul on 26-27 May 2014.
The meeting was participated by 25 persons, representatives from Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Thai, United States of America, Viet Nam, Hong Kong and Macao Special Administrative Regions, as well as representatives from the organizing institutions and so on.
During the meeting, participants reported the activities of the working group, such as "Synergized Standard Operating Procedures for Coastal Multi-hazards Early Warning System (SSOP)" project which cooperates with ADRC and the typhoon damage of each country, and also introduced the good practices of International Cooperation and advanced cases of DRR information dissemination by Social Media Service, etc.
The Typhoon Committee has two other working groups on meteorology and hydrology, in addition to the working group on disaster risk reduction.