Enhancing Disaster Risk Reduction and Preparedness among School Students

Enhancing Disaster Risk Reduction and Preparedness among School Students

Jun 24, 2022

Children are the most vulnerable to disasters and its effects can be detrimental to their physical health, mental health and access to learning opportunities. The current economic crisis and the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic has had a disastrous impact on the education sector of

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A-PAD Revisits Rainwater Harvesting Tanks in Kayts

A-PAD Revisits Rainwater Harvesting Tanks in Kayts

Mar 24, 2022

On the 21st of March 2022, the A-PAD SL team visited the island of Kayts located in the Administrative District of Jaffna and engaged in a monitoring of rainwater harvesting systems, which were installed in 2016. The initiation of this project was carried

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Update 001: Flood Warnings Issued for Maha Oya & Deduru Oya Basins

Update 001: Flood Warnings Issued for Maha Oya & Deduru Oya Basins

Nov 28, 2021

According to information received from the Department of Meteorology , the Northeast monsoon is expected to make landfall in Sri Lanka within this week. However, even during the inter-monsoon period, especially since late October 2021, Sri Lanka experienced adverse weather conditions with heavy

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Sri Lanka Prepares for Northeast Monsoon 2021

Sri Lanka Prepares for Northeast Monsoon 2021

Nov 18, 2021

With Sri Lanka expecting the onset of the Northeast monsoon between 26th-27th November 2021, and given the adverse weather conditions already being experienced in the current inter-monsoon period, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) convened a meeting with national technical agencies and stakeholders at the DMC Office

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Reviving Education among Students Faced with E-Learning Challenges

Reviving Education among Students Faced with E-Learning Challenges

Nov 14, 2021

Amidst the flood response that Team A-PAD is providing in collaboration with partners, reviving education among children with limited access to online learning cannot be overlooked. Especially, given the limitations associated with the current pandemic situation. Taking this into consideration, Team A-PAD visited

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