We work collaboratively on disaster risk reduction projects, focusing on natural disasters and climate change. Our International assistance and capacity building work spans South-East Asia and the Indo-Pacific region, working with organisations including the World Bank, ADB, SPC and SPREP.
Internationally we work within the JBA Group. JBA is an award-winning, international, multi-disciplinary consultancy delivering professional services across a wide range of water, environmental, engineering and risk management specialties, committed to exceptional client service and the provision of world leading technical expertise.
Collectively we consist of over 600 hydrometeorological-focussed experts, which include meteorologists, hydrologists, hydrogeologists, hydrological forecasters, satellite data experts, insurance experts, statisticians and software specialists. We have over 23 years’ experience working for clients including the World Bank Group (WBG), European Investment Bank (EIB), Asian Development Bank (ADB), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), and the Pacific Catastrophic Risk Insurance Company (PCRIC)
Innovation is at the heart of all we do. We invest strongly in research and development, responding to the needs of clients to provide bespoke innovative solutions and incorporating the latest technical knowledge through collaboration with industry, academia and government
Our Pacific Island Flood Maps provide undefended flood mapping for six return periods (20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1,500-year) for every inhabited Pacific Island. They have been developed based on assessment of long-term rainfall records, river records, and statistical analysis to create new Intensity-Frequency-Duration datasets, and numerical modelling undertaken using Jflow.
Here are just some examples of our international work
An island-wide flood risk assessment targeting seven potential sites for … Continued
A project to quantify storm surge damage to the Hong … Continued