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Implementation Research and Education System Center for Reducing Disaster Risk (IRESC), Kumamoto University


The IRESC promotes a wide range of educational and research activities for disaster-reductionoriented society that can respond promptly and flexibly to disasters.

Our activities extend from the academic circle of universities to the 'field campus' of local communities.

They intend to link the universities' research innovation with the implementation of their achievements in society seamlessly as social-knowledge technology. In addition, they aim at nurturing human resources that will contribute to the establishment of robust and resilient social systems against disasters. Organization The IRESC consists of three divisions;

1 ) Research Division for Disaster Reduction in Natural and Social Systems

2 ) Implementation Division of Science and Technology into Society

3 ) Education Division for Disaster Prevention and Reduction

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