Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) For Disaster Resilient Recovery (DRR) Strategy in Pasir Mas, Kelantan
A Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) study for the development of a disaster resilient recovery strategy is being conducted in Pasir Mas, Kelantan in the wake of a series of flood disasters in February and December 2022. This study is carried out in an integrated, crosssector (public-NGO-academic-private) and diverse expertise towards forming a national model in the development of resilient recovery strategies based on data collection method, impact mapping method, and post-disaster assessment including the use of Post- Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA). This impactful initiative also supports Malaysia’s commitment to the Priorities for Action in the UNDRR Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 and advances the country’s goals for disaster risk reduction and building local resilience.
This study establishes a national benchmark for putting research into practise and transforming societal resilience, which can be upscaled to the regional level.