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Center for Disaster Risk Management & Community Development Studies

Center for Disaster Risk Management and Community Development Studies (CDRM&CDS) was established as one of the department of Nommensen University in August 2007 through a Program Cooperation Agreement. The program of CDRM & CDS was developed in close consultation with 12 Lutheran World Federation member churches in Indonesia, located mainly in North Sumatera and West Sumatra provinces.

This program aims to enhance local resources and strengthen self-reliance by access, where appropriate, to a shared pool of expertise, financial resources, information and networks on local as well as national and regional levels.

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Since 2013 till present, CDRM&CDS has continued empowering people with disability through various project activities; regular meeting, annual meeting, trainings and supporting their livelihood
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Markus Sababalat (41), the sub-village head of erkat Lama since 2012, recalled the impact of 2010’s tsunami that destroyed infrastructure including water tank in Berkat Lama sub-village. “The 1
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Yamifati Mendrofa has been teaching at public elementary school (SDN) 077 1031 Nazalou Loluwa, Nias Islands, for 11 years. In 2013 she participated in training on teaching difable children 1
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  • CDRM&CDS’ Project Document for 2015-2020 Has Been Approved 17.Feb.2015

    CDRM&CDS’ Project Document for 2015-2020 period has been approved by CDRM&CDS’ partners and donors at Partnership Meeting held in Medan, 13 February 2015. This Project Document arranged based on recommendation from evaluation report for 2009-2014 Project Document.

  • LEARN Conference 2014: Response to Disaster with Volunteerism Spirits 28.Nov.2014

    In order to enhance cooperation in disaster preparedness, 64 organizations in Sumatera Island that incorporated in Local Emergency and Assessment Response Network (LEARN), attended LEARN Conference (24-27th November 2014). This conference focused on disaster management after Sinabung Mountain in North Sumatera erupted.


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CDRM & CDS | Medan

Jl. Bunga Rampai V
Porlak Nommensen
Simalingkar B, Medan,
Sumatera Utara, Indonesia
Phone / Fax (62) 8227-7041-999


CDRM & CDS | Pakpak

Komplek Centrum GKPPD 
Jl. Air Bersih, Sidikalang
Sumatera Utara 22272


CDRM & CDS | Nias

Jl. Tirta No. 49 KBN
Gunung Sitoli, Nias
Sumatera Utara 22815


CDRM & CDS | Mentawai

Kantor Pusat GKPM Nemnemleleu
Desa Sikakap, Kecamatan Sikakap
Kabupaten Kepulauan Mentawai
Sumatera Barat 25391