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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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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Strength in Solidarity: Altru Circle’s Dry Ration Initiative with A-PAD Sri Lanka

Strength in Solidarity: Altru Circle’s Dry Ration Initiative with A-PAD Sri Lanka

Jul 17, 2024

Heavy rains of the southwest monsoon season this year triggered floods within a short span of time, leaving many people affected and displaced from their homes. Identifying the urgent need for flood relief efforts, Altru Circle, an upcoming social enterprise, raised donations to

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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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Navigating Rapids and Nightfall: Day 02 of A-PAD SL’s Swift Water SAR Training

Navigating Rapids and Nightfall: Day 02 of A-PAD SL’s Swift Water SAR Training

Jun 27, 2024

The Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management Sri Lanka (A-PAD SL) successfully carried out the second day of its 3-day Swift Water Search and Rescue Level-2 training program on June 26th in Kitulgala. Building on the foundational skills acquired on Day 1, the

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