Private Sector Engages in Disaster Preparedness Dialogue in Balangoda

Private Sector Engages in Disaster Preparedness Dialogue in Balangoda

Jul 19, 2024

A-PAD engaged Balangoda’s private sector in a proactive approach towards disaster preparedness, convening representatives well-versed in the region’s susceptibility to floods, landslides, winds, lightning, droughts, and wildfires on the 16th of July. Mr. Nimal Ganithage, Disaster Relief Service Officer at Balangoda’s National Disaster

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Medical Readiness in Crisis: A-PAD Sri Lanka’s Collaboration with Balangoda Base Hospital

Medical Readiness in Crisis: A-PAD Sri Lanka’s Collaboration with Balangoda Base Hospital

Jul 18, 2024

In May 2024, the Balangoda Divisional Secretariat’s Disaster Management Committee and A-PAD Sri Lanka convened a crucial meeting to address potential challenges during the Southwest monsoon season. This meeting set the stage for a coordinated approach to disaster preparedness, with Balangoda Base Hospital

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Lessons from the Ground: A-PAD Sri Lanka’s Assessment of Landslide-Prone Areas in Eheliyagoda

Lessons from the Ground: A-PAD Sri Lanka’s Assessment of Landslide-Prone Areas in Eheliyagoda

Jul 18, 2024

A-PAD Sri Lanka recently conducted impactful field assessments that highlighted critical strategies in disaster risk identification and management. On July 16, 2024, A-PAD staff, along with local and national agencies, performed thorough evaluations in Miyanakolathenna and Uduwaka, emphasizing the importance of regular risk

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A-PAD Concludes Successful Swift Water Search and Rescue Training in Kithulgala

A-PAD Concludes Successful Swift Water Search and Rescue Training in Kithulgala

Jun 29, 2024

The Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management (A-PAD) Sri Lanka, in partnership with the Disaster Management Centre (DMC), hosted the closing ceremony of the International Swift Water Search and Rescue (SAR) Level 02 Training for 2024. The event, held in Kithulgala from the

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NBI Symposium 2024: Championing Private Sector’s Contribution to Disaster Resilience

NBI Symposium 2024: Championing Private Sector’s Contribution to Disaster Resilience

National Business Initiative (NBI) together with United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Tayar Nepal, held its symposium on the 5th of June, 2024 at Hyatt Regency, Kathmandu. The event, themed “Promoting and Building Business Resilience in Nepal,” highlighted NBI’s pivotal role in

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