Early WarningKey Partnership Engagements
Safer together: USGS and PDC partner to enhance earthquake exposure data and alerting

Safer together: USGS and PDC partner to enhance earthquake exposure data and alerting

On the heels of National Preparedness Month, the world’s foremost provider of earthquake science and information, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), and Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) announced a Memorandum of Understanding to increase collaboration to deliver new...

Climate ChangeEarly WarningKey Partnership EngagementsNational Risk Assessments (NDPBA)
University of The Bahamas and UH partner in island sustainability on International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

University of The Bahamas and UH partner in island sustainability on International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

Memorandum of Understanding builds on decades of collaboration between The Bahamas National Emergency Management Agency and the University of Hawaii's applied science and research center Pacific Disaster Center. A new collaboration on climate change and disaster...

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PDC assists with RIMPAC, the world’s largest international maritime exercise

PDC assists with RIMPAC, the world’s largest international maritime exercise

Pacific Disaster Center (PDC), in partnership with the United States government and twenty-six other national militaries, international organizations, and interagency partners, provided technical assistance and expertise during the world’s largest international...

Climate ChangeEarly WarningExercises and TrainingNational Risk Assessments (NDPBA)
PDC assessment and exercise aid Bahamas hurricane season preparedness and Risk Reduction

PDC assessment and exercise aid Bahamas hurricane season preparedness and Risk Reduction

The Bahamas and its new Prime Minister have entered this year’s hurricane season better equipped for an above-normal hurricane forecast in addition to the ongoing challenges posed by climate change in the region. Thanks to the completion of The Bahamas' National...

Advanced AnalyticsAwards and RecognitionClimate ChangeEarly WarningNational Risk Assessments (NDPBA)
Hawai‘i’s Pacific Disaster Center receives prestigious United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disaster Risk Reduction

Hawai‘i’s Pacific Disaster Center receives prestigious United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disaster Risk Reduction

Bali, Indonesia / Kihei, HI: The University of Hawaiʻi’s Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) was named laureate of the prestigious United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disaster Risk Reduction during the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) in Bali, Indonesia...

Early Warning
New early warning system aids rapid response to life-threatening landslides in Philippines

New early warning system aids rapid response to life-threatening landslides in Philippines

Four months after PhilAWARE was handed over to the Philippines Office of Civil Defense (OCD), the national early warning system was put to the test a second time—and passed. Tropical Storm Agaton, known internationally as Megi, made landfall on April 10, 2022,...

Advanced Analytics
First-ever global and regional gender trend analysis released by PDC and USINDOPACOM’s Office of Women, Peace and Security

First-ever global and regional gender trend analysis released by PDC and USINDOPACOM’s Office of Women, Peace and Security

The University of Hawaii’s applied science and research center, Pacific Disaster Center (PDC), shared the results of a year-long collaborative research and analysis effort undertaken in partnership with the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM)’s Office of Women,...

Climate ChangeNational Risk Assessments (NDPBA)
President of Panama places new focus on preventing future disaster risks, including adverse impacts from climate change

President of Panama places new focus on preventing future disaster risks, including adverse impacts from climate change

PDC was honored to present the findings of the National Disaster Preparedness Baseline Assessment (NDPBA) for Panama to President Laurentino Cortizo Cohen on Tuesday 15 February. This opportunity marked the start of the next...

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