1. Brief

Who we are

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia’s Southeast Asia Disaster Prevention Research Initiative (SEADPRI-UKM), (ms: Pusat Kajian Bencana Asia Tenggara; ch: 东南亚防灾研究中心) has been operating since 1 June 2008. Under the administrative structure of the Institute for Environment and Development , SEADPRI-UKM conducts multidisciplinary disaster related research at various scales, to support knowledge-based decision making on climatic, geological and technological hazards as well as enhance human capital and capacity in Malaysia and the region.

Mission

  • Conduct holistic research on hazards and disasters at national and regional levels
  • Enhance human capital and capacity at national and regional levels, particularly in Southeast Asia
  • Support knowledge-based decision making on climatic, geological and technological hazards

Vision

Leader in innovative research and knowledge sharing on holistic disaster prevention

Objectives

  • Explore and expand knowledge in the fields of climatic, geological and technological hazards
  • Conduct multidisciplinary research programmes in disaster prevention and risk reduction
  • Develop trained human capital in addressing disaster issues for knowledge-based decision making through post-graduate programmes
  • Serve as a focal point on issues related to science and governance for disaster risk reduction in Southeast Asia
Read also Penubuhan SEADPRI  (The Establishment of SEADPRI – in Malay)

 

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