ASEAN Risk Monitor and Disaster Management Review (ARMOR) 2nd Edition

This 2nd edition of the ASEAN Risk Monitor and Disaster Management Review (ARMOR) is now published and can be downloaded at AHA Centre website. The publication aims to advance the publication’s objective of providing authoritative information specifically regarding the ASEAN region.

The publication can be found at below link:

ARMOR 2nd Edition

By the Youth, for the Youth Virtual Training Series 4 on Climate Finance

We are back this month with a more exciting topic to be shared! This will be a final Training Series conducted for the year 2020!

We have successfully conducted the 1st Training Series (6 June 2020), the 2nd Training Series (4 July 2020) and the 3rd Training Series (8 August 2020) previously. The final 4th Training Series for the year of 2020 will be on Climate Change Finance. The event will feature young professionals as speakers who have been exposed and have had training to the topic at hand.

The 3rd Training Series on Climate Change Finance will be conducted on Saturday, 12 September 2020 at 10 am (+GMT8 KUL). The registration is now open here.

You will be notified by the Secretariat & received a link for the Zoom after the registration is closed on 10 September 2020Please contact Mr. Mohd Khairul Zain ( or Dr. Nurfashareena ( for more details. Certificate of attendance will be provided to those who have successfully attended the training.

Registration also can be found at U-INSPIRE Malaysia website at Feel free to disseminate this information to your colleagues and networks!

Virtual 2020 Asia Pacific Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction

The Virtual 2020 Asia Pacific Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (eAPSTCDRR) will be held on 15 October 2020, at 11:00 – 16:30 [Malaysia Time Zone UTC +8], via Zoom Online Meeting Platform. Since the postponement of the Conference in March 2020, the Virtual Conference will be organised by UNDRR and Government of Malaysia, with support from other international and national partners.

Registration is now open at


In view of the growing uncertainties and changing situation amidst the outbreak of the COVID-19 across the region, it is regret to inform that the 2020 Asia Pacific Science and Technology Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (APSTCDRR, Official Website - convened under the aegis of the National Disaster Management Agency of the Prime Minister’s Department of Malaysia and Academy of Sciences Malaysia scheduled to be held in Kuala Lumpur on 16-17 March 2020 has been cancelled. Continue reading →

2020 Asia Pacific Science and Technology Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, 16-17 March 2020, Kuala Lumpur

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Malaysia will host the 2020 Asia Pacific Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction on 16-17 March 2020 in Kuala Lumpur, in partnership with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) Asia Pacific Science Technology and Academia Advisory Group (APSTAAG), whose members play a crucial role in strengthening regional networking and providing advice and insight to boost national science and technology capacities. Continue reading →

Bulletin SEADPRI No.18 (June 2018)

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IRDR Survey: 30 Innovations Used in Disaster Risk Reduction – Products and Approaches

f7616c87-dc95-4c6f-8a00-193edff4f7d5The impacts and damages caused by natural hazards are still enormous. While various disaster risk reduction (DRR) measures have been taken for many years, the application of science, technology and innovations are required more than ever to develop and implement further effective and evidence-based approach.

The APRU (Association of Pacific Rim Universities) Multi-Hazards Program organized a strategic meeting on the disaster risk reduction policy influence at Tohoku University in February 2018 with the APRU member universities and partner organizations. Continue reading →

Bulletin SEADPRI No. 17 (December 2018)

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IPCC 1.5ºC Report – An Urgent Wake-up Call


MW2C@UKM | Training Workshop on Disaster Resilient Cities – Calls for Application [Dateline: 1 May 2018]


The Malaysia Window to Cambridge at Univerisiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (MW2C@UKM) is convening a Training Workshop on Disaster Resilient Cities: Advances in Meteorological Forecasting and Hazards Assessment on 28-29 June 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The training will draw on findings of the pilot on Disaster Resilient Cities: Forecasting Local Level Climate Extremes and Physical Hazards for Kuala Lumpur, supported by the Newton-Ungku Omar Fund, led by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia’s Southeast Asia Disaster Prevention Research Initiative (SEADPRI-UKM) and University of Cambridge in collaboration with other partners. The two-day training will cover presentations on forecasting extreme weather events and hazards assessment in the tropics as well as development of case studies from the region. Key speakers include Prof. Lord Julian Hunt from University of Cambridge, with world-class expertise in urban air quality modelling and Professor Johnny Chan from City University of Hong Kong, a prominent scientist on typhoons and monsoons. Continue reading →