3. Networks

Who we work with

Networking, Collaborators & MoU

Centres of Excellence

Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR)


Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) & Collaboration

Kyoto University – Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI)


Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institute (GADRI)

Networking & Collaborators

National Security Council

  • Local Partner for the 3rd Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Dec 2008
  • National Platform and Action Plan on Disaster Risk Reduction (myDRR) http://mydrr.org

Academy of Sciences Malaysia

  • The 26.12.04 Tsunami Disaster in Malaysia – LESTARI/ASM
  • Policy and Planning Responses for Earthquake and Tsunami Hazards in Malaysia – ASM
  • Convener in 22nd Pacific Science Congress – Integrated Research on Disaster Risk

Institut Teknologi Bandung and LIPI

  • Tsunami Modeling & Regional Earthquake Assessment

DPRI-Kyoto University

  • Research on Geohazard Prevention

Asian University Network for Environment and Disaster Management

  • Collaboration on Climate Change Adaptation and DRR
  • AUEDM: Based in Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, is a regional education and research platform that promotes sharing and synergies of educational product, experiences and actual implementation of disaster risk reduction efforts; with the research objective of exploring the integration of climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction. SEADPRI helms research activities in Southeast Asia on behalf of the AUEDM

Research Centre of Eco-Environmental Sciences of the Chinese Academy of Sciences

  • Chemical hazards risk management and disaster prevention

centre for Research in Emergency Medicine (CREM)

  • To develop a research programme dedicated for Healthcare research in Disaster and Climate Change

  • Hospital UKM (HUKM) and MERCY Malaysia: A SEADPRI Forum on Hospitals Safe from Disaster was jointly organised on 6 April 2009 in UKM Bangi, presented by Prof. Dr. Ted Herbosa of HUKM;

coordination Committee Programme in East and Southeast Asia (CCOP)

  •  Since May 2009, SEADPRI-UKM colloborates with the CCOP in research to develop networking of geoscience institutions and organisations in the region, with special focus on universities

MERCY Malaysia

  • On the basis of the MoU between MERCY and UKM, SEADPRI-UKM is exploring joint activities with the organisation on collaborative research, training course and postgraduate programme, and organisation of workshop

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

  • SEADPRI is also actively engaged with IPCC; specifically in the forthcoming Special Report on “Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation” as well as the meetings for the Fifth Assessment Report held on July 2009 in Venice and October 2009 in Bali.

Institute for Environment and Development (LESTARI) & Malaysian Network for Research on Climate, Environment and Development (MyCLIMATE)

  • Institute for Environment and Development (LESTARI), UKM: SEADPRI-UKM’s researchers are core researchers LESTARI-UKM’s research group, Malaysian Network for Research on Climate, Environment and Development (MyCLIMATE), and involving in the Policy Study on Climate Change in Malaysia and APN funded project on “Mainstreaming Adaptation to Climate Change in the Agriculture and Water Sectors”.

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