Disaster Response and Recovery


Disaster Response News

Disaster Risk Reduction News

Recent Projects


Earthquake Relief

Ecuador (2016)
Diageo, a global leader in beverage alcohol, has partnered with the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) to provide clean drinking water to thousands of victims of the devastating earthquake that struck Ecuador in April 2016.


Flooding & Mudslides

Colombia & Peru (2017)



Disaster Risk Reduction


Guatemala, Disaster Risk Reduction (2017)
Funded by Taiwan, the “Yo Me Preparo” (I’m Getting Ready) project will benefit 5,000 people in the municipality of Mixco, Guatemala. Located just northwest of Guatemala City, residents in Mixco are exposed to multiple natural hazards, including floods, landslides and earthquakes. 

Guatemala, Climate-smart Agriculture (2016-2017)
With funding from USAID/OFDA, PADF is working with farmers affected by the worst drought in decades. By sharing methodologies that can improve crops in affected areas, PADF aims to improve the lives of 9,000 vulnerable farmers and their families.