To achieve the above purpose, SAADRI has the following objectives: 

•    To establish a South Asia research network that promotes and engages in all aspects of disaster research
•    Over time, prepare a road map for guiding implementable research and help facilitate the alliance of disaster research institutes and groups to resolve challenges faced by field experts.
•    SAADRI to promote capacity and development of disaster research institutes and enhance active exchange among researchers and students engaged in disaster research. 
•    Strive for active exchange and sharing of data and information for scientific research across the countries of South Asia to promote and support trans boundary risk reduction.
•    To serve as an advocacy organization presenting evidence-based approaches and relevant innovation that influence decision-making processes. 
•    To develop partnerships with global and local organizations to learn and disseminate.