Elevating Professionalism in Humanitarian Response.

Elevating Professionalism in Humanitarian Response.

May 24, 2024

On May 18th, 2024, a crucial meeting focused on strengthening humanitarian policy and disaster management practices was held, particularly with the Women’s Development Centre (WDC). Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) like WDC play a vital role in assisting vulnerable populations during crises. Acknowledging this, the

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A-PAD SL Elevates Swift Water Rescue Skills

A-PAD SL Elevates Swift Water Rescue Skills

Apr 16, 2024

Global warming, change in rainfall pattern, hurricanes, floods, droughts, landslides, loss of vegetation, etc. are some of the well-known impacts of climate change, and people are facing difficulties in their day-to-day life because of these disasters. In Sri Lanka, floods are the most

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Empowering Lives: CPR Training at the Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo

Empowering Lives: CPR Training at the Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo

Nov 2, 2023

To enhance life-saving skills and disaster preparedness, the Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management Sri Lanka (A-PAD SL) supported through the Overseas Development Assistance (ODA) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Japan facilitated a CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) training to the students at University

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Fostering the Way Forward in Search and Rescue Operations

Fostering the Way Forward in Search and Rescue Operations

Oct 26, 2023

In the pursuit of shaping the future of Search and Rescue (SAR) operations within the A-PAD framework, A-PAD Sri Lanka took a bold step by initiating a SAR refresher discussion on October 22, 2023. This pivotal event brought together Level 1 and 2

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Youthful Spirit for a Secure Tomorrow: Disaster Risk Reduction Day 2023

Youthful Spirit for a Secure Tomorrow: Disaster Risk Reduction Day 2023

Oct 16, 2023

To foster a global culture of risk awareness and disaster reduction in a world characterized by environmental challenges, the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction was commemorated by A-PAD SL in collaboration with the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) on October 13th, 2023, initiating

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