Report on the 3rd Regional Conference on Bridging the Gaps in Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergencies in Asia

The conference was organized by Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) in coordination with the Center for Crisis Psychology in Norway and Thammasat University’s School of Global Studies in Thailand, and made possible through the financial support of the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The event was an opportunity for experts on mental health, representatives from UN agencies, government organizations, NGOs and INGOs, media and academic institutions in the region to come together. Representatives from Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam shared lessons learned and recommendations for building resilience through the provision of mental health and psychosocial support in emergencies in the Asia-Pacific region.

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