The Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR), Kochi, with the support from the U.S. Consulate General in Chennai and the Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) organized three separate, three-day workshops in Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kozhikode in 2019. The workshops were:
1. America with Kerala – Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction Workshop Report – 22-24 October 2019, Kozhikode. Report
2. America with Kerala – Policy Planning and Infrastructure Development Workshop Report – 23-25 July 2019, Ernakulam. Report
3. America with Kerala – Curriculum on Disaster Management for Higher Education Workshop Report – 24-26 June 2019, Thiruvananthapuram . Report
With inputs from the “America with Kerala” project that was jointly organized by the U.S. Consulate General in Chennai, the Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) in Kochi, and the Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) from June to October 2019, the CPPR has brought out a Community Resilience Handbook for Disaster Preparedness and Management in both English and Malayalam.