Southeast Asia Disaster Prevention Research Initiative (SEADPRI-UKM)



SEADPRI engages in research through projects via funding and/or joint collaborations with UKM, private and government agencies, local and internationally.


Disaster Resilient Cities

Landslide Assessment

  • Kundasang Large-Scale Landslide Complex, Sabah
  • Landslide & Slope Failure in Bukit Antarabangsa
  • Debris Flow in highland areas, Malaysia
  • Mitigating measures of slope failures along highways and housing development
  • Identification and characterisation of elements of geohazard to strengthen legislative measures in Malaysia
  • Mechanisms of Natural and Human-induced landslides

Earthquake & Tsunami

  • Policy and Planning responses for earthquake & tsunami hazards
  • Earthquake and Tsunami Information Portal for ASM

Climate Change Adaptation and DRR

  • Climate Resilient Development – Linking Science to Governance
  • Indicators for Climatic Hazards and National Security

Environmental Chemical Risk Assessment

  • Transportation and Management of Hazardous Chemical
  • Creating Silicon Nanostructure Platform Integrated with Nano-Biosensors for Rapid Determination of Biohazards to Ensure Food Safety