Washington, D.C., April 20, 2023 – iMMAP Inc. is pleased to announce that it has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Pacific Disaster Center (PDC). Through this new partnership, iMMAP Inc. and PDC will combine forces to enhance their respective efforts in assisting actors whose needs in early warning and risk information are high and who face the relentless repercussions of climate-change.
Managed by the University of Hawaii, PDC is a leading applied research center that supports government agencies, non-governmental and humanitarian organizations to increase their disaster management capacities. Through research and innovation, PDC experts have been developing innovative technologies and practices to bolster effective disaster mitigation, preparation, response, and recovery for more than 25 years. Funded in the aftermath of Hurricane Iniki which devastated the Hawaiian Islands, PDC crafts risk reduction strategies to support evidence-based decisions. Advanced analytics related to risk and stability are provided to the global community through its DisasterAWARE platform.