Solutions tailored to your specific needs
PDC offers both out-of-the box and customized solutions built on our industry-leading disaster risk intelligence platform, DisasterAWARE. Government agencies and nongovernmental organizations worldwide are using DisasterAWARE to save lives, reduce risk, and increase disaster resilience. Learn more about how who’s using our system and how it’s helping decision makers face today’s biggest challenges in disaster management.
Bridging disaster management needs with the best technology for 20 years
We’ve watched [Indonesia] make remarkable progress developing its capacity over the last several years. From the implementation of early warning and multi-hazard monitoring systems to crowd-sourced hazard reporting tools, we fully support the innovation, vision and continued successes of the PDC-BNPB partnership.
USAID/OFDA Regional Advisor
Lao PDR faces many hazards including floods, droughts, landslide, storms, climate risks , and more. We must continue to combat these hazards by utilizing available technologies and expertise through our partners in the region.
–Director General Vilayphong Sisomvang
It’s been a privilege for the AHA Centre to work with Pacific Disaster Center under the ASEAN–U.S. cooperation since our birth, nine years ago. DMRS is powered by PDC’s DisasterAWARE technology and has been internalized and mainstreamed for the past nine years into our day-to-day disaster monitoring and response operation.
AHA Centre Executive Director
NDRRMC is constantly in need of situational data, readily available to them at any given time for crucial decision-making and planning against arising threats ahead of time. The PhilAWARE Project gives us that innovation and technology.
–Philippines’ Under Secretary Ricardo Jalad,
Administrator of the Philippines Office of Civil Defense (OCD)
PARTNER SOLUTIONS SHOWCASE
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External Events Notification System
IAEA and PDC have just begun development of a one-of-a-kind system called the External Events Notification System (EENS) to enhance IAEA’s natural hazard early warning and monitoring capabilities. The EENS will be powered by PDC’s DisasterAWARE platform and help continuously assess the level of natural hazard risk posed to nuclear facilities. It will also aid IAEA Member States with a better understanding of external risks to facilities and help harden resilience against future catastrophes. Learn more…
Disaster Monitoring and Response System (DMRS)
Indonesia Case Study
DisasterAWARE enhances early warning and hazard monitoring capacity for 10 Southeast Asian nations following the 2004 Indian Ocean Quake and Tsunami
2004 INDIAN OCEAN TSUNAMI
On Dec. 26, 2004, in the early morning hours, a staggering 9.1 magnitude earthquake struck off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia—ripping across the Indian Ocean and uplifting the seafloor beneath it by several meters. The displacement of water above the sea floor unleashed a massive tsunami—the deadliest in recorded history.
Indonesia was the worst hit country with Aceh and Sumatera Utara Provinces suffering the greatest losses:
Dead or missing
$ 4.5 billion
$ 9.9 billion
2004 – 2010: Regional Collaboration
2011: AHA Centre Opens
2012-2013: DMRS Development and Deployment
2013-2014: System Operationalization
PDC collaborates closely with the AHA Centre to operationalize use of the new Disaster Monitoring and Response System, providing:
AHA Centre Project Completion
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