Association of Disaster Risk Management Professionals
Purpose and Objective
Association of Disaster Risk Management Professionals (ADRiMP) is an assembly of professionals representing varied disciplines to nurture a culture of safety in Sri Lanka from the impact of disasters. ADRiMP envisions to be an association of DRR practitioners, scientists and enthusiasts from government, international/national organizations and other DRR entities in Sri Lanka. It will provide a platform for dialogue to achieve effective implementation of the Sendai Framework, the Paris Agreement (2015-2030) and the Sustainable Development Goals.
Country or Region: Sri Lanka
Established Since: 23rd August 2018
Number of Members: 98
Current President: Dr. Buddhi Weerasinghe
Contact Information: K.H.M.S. Premalal, Secretary, ADRiMP Secretariat, 2nd Floor, Ministry of Disaster Management, Vidya Mawatha, Colombo 07, Sri Lanka
The General Body Member assigned by your society and contact info:
Name: k.H.M.S. Premalal
Email address: [email protected]
Organized a “special talk on “2030 Agenda for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation”, by an invited speaker professor Richard Haigh, University of Huddersfield, UK.
Topic: Localization of SFDRR indicators in Sri Lanka” under International Conference for Research and Innovation in Disaster Resilience (15-17 January 2019)
Date: 17th January 2019
Venue: Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo
Guest Speaker: Mr. Abhilash Panda, Deputy Chief, Europe and Central Asia, UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)
Coordinator: ADRiMP Secretariat collaborative with Disaster Management Centre
Other Society Information:
It is currently formulating a strategy for the next five years to be approved at an annual general meeting.