Bilateral exchange between Maui and Ghana addresses increasing climate and disaster risks

Bilateral exchange between Maui and Ghana addresses increasing climate and disaster risks

Kihei, Hawaii–The Pacific Disaster Center (PDC), a University of Hawaiʻi applied science and research center based in Maui, hosted a bilateral exchange with a delegation of nine disaster management experts from the country of Ghana, representing the National Disaster...
PDC helps mentor Ka Ipu Kukui Fellows in planning for a resilient Maui

PDC helps mentor Ka Ipu Kukui Fellows in planning for a resilient Maui

Sixteen fellows of the 2024 Ka Ipu Kukui cohort recently came together to address the challenge of building resilience for Maui County. Presented by Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB), the annual Project Weekend was renamed Project Maui Nui to reflect its focus...
Singapore strengthens humanitarian assistance and disaster relief partnership with PDC

Singapore strengthens humanitarian assistance and disaster relief partnership with PDC

Singapore’s Changi Regional Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) Coordination Centre (RHCC) and Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) have just announced a renewed agreement of their longtime cooperation on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief...
NASA, Pacific Disaster Center release new landslide hazard alerting capability

NASA, Pacific Disaster Center release new landslide hazard alerting capability

Communities worldwide now have access to a powerful tool to increase their awareness of landslide hazards, thanks to NASA and the Pacific Disaster Center After years of development and testing, NASA’s Landslide Hazard Assessment for Situational Awareness model (LHASA)...
PDC showcases NASA global flood and landslide hazards partnerships at TIEMS 2023

PDC showcases NASA global flood and landslide hazards partnerships at TIEMS 2023

Port Alfred, South Africa—At the invitation of The International Emergency Management Society (TIEMS), PDC Deputy Executive Director Chris Chiesa presented results of the PDC-NASA collaboration at TIEMS 2023, the 30th annual meeting of the organization. Hosted by...