Publication: The World Bank Newsletter...

21 June 2018

The World Bank Newsletter on Infrastructure, PPPs & Guarantees publishes a report to which Prof. Hirokazu Tatano and Dr. Masamitsu Onishi contributed: Report on Incorporating Resilience in Infrastructure Prioritization: Japan's Road Transport Sector.To read the article, visit The World Bank News...
 
The World Bank Newsletter on Infrastructure, PPPs & Guarantees publishes a r...

Visit by PEMSEA, Executive Director Ms. Aimee Gonzales...

16 May 2018

Ms. Aimee Gonzales, Executive Director of the Partnership in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA), Philippines visited the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University, Uji Campus; and the Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GADRI) on 15 May 201...
 
Ms. Aimee Gonzales, Executive Director of the Partnership in Environmental Manag...

Lecture by Mr. Guillermo Siercke, GFDRR, The World Bank...

11 May 2018

Mr. Guillermo Siercke, Disaster Risk Management Specialist, Global Facility for Disaster Risk Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), The World Bank Tokyo Office delivered a lecture on the Japan-World Bank Program for Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Management in Developing Countries (the Program). The presen...
 
Mr. Guillermo Siercke, Disaster Risk Management Specialist, Global Facility fo...

Courtesy Visit by The World Bank Tokyo Office...

11 May 2018

On 10 May 2017, Mr. Guillermo Siercke, Disaster Risk Management Specialist, Global Facility for Disaster Risk Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), The World Bank Tokyo Office, paid a courtesy call to GADRI and met with Prof. Hirokazu Tatano, Secretary-General, GADRI to discuss on possible cooperation bet...
 
On 10 May 2017, Mr. Guillermo Siercke, Disaster Risk Management Specialist, Glob...

Lecture by Dr. Prabhakar Sharma, School of Ecology and Environment,...

01 March 2018

Dr. Prabhakar Sharma, Assistant Professor, School of Ecology and Environment Studies, Nalanda University, Nalanda, Bihar, India delivered a lecture on " Pollutant Fate and Transport of the Subsurface Systems" at the Room S-207D, DPRI Main Building, Uji Campus, Kyoto University, Japan on 27 February ...
 
Dr. Prabhakar Sharma, Assistant Professor, School of Ecology and Environment Stu...

GADRI Featured in DPRI, Kyoto University Laboratory Diaries...

06 February 2018

The Comic Book of "Kyoto University Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI) Laboratory Diary Series- episode 11" introduces the "Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GADRI)" and its activities. For further details visit - http://www.dpri.kyoto-u.ac.jp/publications/manga/
 
The Comic Book of "Kyoto University Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI...

Lecture by Dr. Uttam Kumar Roy, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT...

15 January 2018

Dr. Kumar is answering a question from the audience Lecture by Dr. Uttam Kumar Roy, Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee, India delivered a lecture "Addressing Urban Risks in Planning of Satellite Towns of Mega Cities: Case of the Kolkata Metropolitan Area (KMA) at the ...
 
Dr. Kumar is answering a question from the audience Lecture by Dr. Uttam Kumar R...

GADRI at the World Bosai Forum 2017, Sendai, Japan...

26 November 2017

GADRI session at the World Bosai Forum was on "Vision and Future of Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GADRI)" during the morning of the 27th November. The session was attended by nearly 30 participants. GADRI session was covered by panelists comprising of GADRI representatives from pa...
 
GADRI session at the World Bosai Forum was on "Vision and Future of Global Allia...

Meeting of GADRI Board of Directors...

22 November 2017

GADRI Meeting of the Board of DirectorsNihombashi Office of the Kyoto UniversityNihombashi Life Science Building-9F, Tokyo, Japan22 November 2017 GADRI Board of Directors meeting took place at the Nihombashi Office of the Kyoto University, Nihombashi Life Science Building, Tokyo, Japan on 22 Novembe...
 
GADRI Meeting of the Board of DirectorsNihombashi Office of the Kyoto University...

First Meeting of the GADRI Book Series...

21 November 2017

First Meeting of the GADRI Book SeriesKyoto Acadia Forum, Shin-Marunouchi Building-10FTokyo Station, Tokyo, Japan21 November 2017 The Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GADRI) organized the 3rd Global Summit for Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction: Expanding the Platform ...
 
First Meeting of the GADRI Book SeriesKyoto Acadia Forum, Shin-Marunouchi Buildi...

Special Lecture on Decision and Risk Analysis to Improve Homeland S...

01 November 2017

During Prof. Detlof von Winterfeldt's visit to Japan, he visited the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), and the Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (DPRI), Kyoto University, Uji Campus to deepen relationships between the three entities - DPRI, GADRI and CREATE. At this occas...
 
During Prof. Detlof von Winterfeldt's visit to Japan, he visited the Disaster P...

Visit by European Commission Joint Research Centre (EC-JRC)...

02 October 2017

The Director-General of European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC) Mr. Vladimir Sucha and Dr. Liliana Pasecinic, Deputy Head of Unit, visited the Kyoto University, Uji Campus Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI) during their visit to attend the Science and Technology in Society Forum (...
 
The Director-General of European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC) Mr. Vlad...

Visit by University College London...

02 October 2017

Prof. Peter Sammonds, Director, University College London Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction paid a courtesy visit to the Kyoto University Uji Campus Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI) on 2 October 2017. Prof. Sammonds was greeted by Prof. Hajime Nakagawa, Director, DPRI, and Prof....
 
Prof. Peter Sammonds, Director, University College London Institute for Risk and...

DPRI Newsletter No. 85 Now Available...

30 August 2017

DPRI Newsletter no. 85 - August 2017 is now available. This issue features an article about the 3rd Global Summit of Research Institutes of Disaster Risk Reduction organized by the Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GADRI), Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), and the Kyoto U...
 
DPRI Newsletter no. 85 - August 2017 is now available. This issue features an ar...

Science for Disaster Risk Management 2017: Knowing Better and Losin...

01 August 2017

EC-JRC has now released the final version of its report "Science for Disaster Risk Management 2017: Knowing Better and Losing Less". This 550-page report summarizes the state of science relevant to disaster risk management from a European perspective, with the aim to encourage potential synergies ...
 
EC-JRC has now released the final version of its report "Science for Disaster Ri...

Natural Hazards Center Workshop...

20 July 2017

Prof. Hirokazu Tatano was one of the presenters at the 42nd Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop held at the Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado-Boulder, USA from 9 to 12 July 2017 under the theme of "Knowledge to Action: Reducing Hazards Losses and Promoting Disast...
 
Prof. Hirokazu Tatano was one of the presenters at the 42nd Annual Natural Haz...

Report of the 3rd Global Summit of Research Institutes ...

18 July 2017

A brief report of the 3rd Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction: Expanding the Platform for Bridging Science and Policy Making held at the Disaster Prevention Research Institutes (DPRI), Kyoto University, Uji Campus, Kyoto, Japan from 19 to 21 March 2017 has been published...
 
A brief report of the 3rd Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk...

GADRI Representation at the UNISDR Global Platform for Disaster Ris...

08 June 2017

GADRI Representation at the UNISDR Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction Cancun, Mexico from 22 to 26 May 2017GADRI was represented at the recently held UNISDR Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Cancun, Mexico from 22 to 26 May 2017. Prof. Hirokasu Tatano, Secretary-Gene...
 
GADRI Representation at the UNISDR Global Platform for Disaster Risk ...

Prof. Hirokazu Tatano Appointed A Member of the Science and Technol...

15 May 2017

Professor Hirokazu Tatano, Secretary-General, Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GADRI); and Head, Social Systems for Disaster Risk Governance, Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University, Japan, is elected as a member of the Science and Technology Advisory Group (S...
 
Professor Hirokazu Tatano, Secretary-General, Global Alliance of Disaster Resear...

Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction...

27 March 2017

The 2017 Global Platform GADRI will participate in the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction will be held in Cancun, Mexico on 22-26 May. It will be the first time the most important international forum dedicated to the disaster risk reduction agenda has been staged outside Geneva. The ...
 
The 2017 Global Platform GADRI will participate in the 2017 Global Platform fo...

World Bosai Forum, IDRC 2017...

27 March 2017

GADRI is invited to hold a session at the World Bosai Forum organized by the International Disaster and Risk Conference 2017, GRF Davos which will take place at the Sendai International Center, Sendai, Japan from 25 to 27 November 2017. The forum is a venue to spin knowledge from disasters and weave...
 
GADRI is invited to hold a session at the World Bosai Forum organized by the Int...

3rd Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reductio...

18 January 2017

3rd Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction Expanding the Platform for Bridging Science and Policy Making (GSRIDRR 2017) The 3rd Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction: Expanding the Platform for Bridging Science and Policy Making (GSRIDRR 2017) w...
 
3rd Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction Expanding ...

7th International Conference on Building Resilience...

16 January 2017

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS 7th International Conference on Building Resilience Using scientific knowledge to inform policy and practice in disaster risk reduction and management http://www.buildresilience.org/2017/ Date: 27-29 November 2017 Location: Bangkok, Thailand Venue: Swissotel Le Concorde, Bangk...
 
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS 7th International Conference on Building Resilience Using ...

First Book on NATECH Risk Assessment and Management Published...

17 November 2016

Authored by: Elisabeth Krausmann, Ana Maria Cruz and Ernesto Salzano Book outline: Natech Risk Assessment and Management: Reducing the Risk of Natural-Hazard Impact on Hazardous Installations covers the entire spectrum of issues pertinent to Natech risk assessment and management. After a thorough i...
 
Authored by: Elisabeth Krausmann, Ana Maria Cruz and Ernesto Salzano Book outli...

International Conference on Safety (ICS 2017)...

23 October 2016

Greetings from IIT Gandhinagar! We are pleased to send the announcement for submission of abstract for presentation in the 3rd International Conference on Safety during January 3-6, 2017 (ICS 2017) at IIT Gandhinagar, Palaj, Gandhinagar, Gujarat - 382355, India. While the first two days are kept fo...
 
Greetings from IIT Gandhinagar! We are pleased to send the announcement for sub...

Pre-conference Event Survey: Asia S&T Academia Stakeholder Group Di...

07 October 2016

On March 18, 2015, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (SFDRR) was agreed at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in Japan, which is one of the landmark agreements together with the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement. In Geneva in...
 
On March 18, 2015, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (...

IDRiM 2016 - 7th International Conference on Integrated Disaster Ri...

07 September 2016

GADRI will be represented at 7th Annual Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM 2016), entitled "Disasters and Development: Towards a Risk Aware Society" with focus on "Natural Hazards and Disasters, Water and Climate Change" will be held in the histori...
 
GADRI will be represented at 7th Annual Conference of the International Society ...

GADRI Special Session at GRF Davos 2016...

06 September 2016

The 6th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC Davos 2016: "Integrative Risk Management - towards resilient cities" was held in Davos, Switzerland from 28 August to 1 September 2016. GADRI was an endorsed partner of the conference. In addition, GADRI had a special session titled: Roles of S...
 
The 6th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC Davos 2016: "Integrative...

New Member - Queensland University of Technology...

31 August 2016

GADRI welcomes a new member - the Queensland University of Technology, Science and Engineering Faculty. Currently 103 institutes have joined GADRI. GADRI membership is open to: "institutes with an aim to contribute to the advancement of disaster research, and those working in the field of disaster ...
 
GADRI welcomes a new member - the Queensland University of Technology, Science a...

GADRI ACTIONS Published!...

22 August 2016

GADRI is pleased to announce the publication of its first newsletter "GADRI ACTIONS". The first issue features news about the GADRI and the Board of Directors, special messages, articles on 2016 Taiwan and Kumamoto earthquakes and other activities. We hope you will find the information useful. Shou...
 
GADRI is pleased to announce the publication of its first newsletter "GADRI ACTI...

Second International Symposium on Flash Floods...

03 August 2016

The Second International Symposium on Flash Floods in Wadi System will take place at the Technische Universitat Berlin, Campus El Gouna, Egypt from 25 to 27 October 2016. This is the second symposium in a new series of annual events on flash floods in Wadi system to look into flash floods protection...
 
The Second International Symposium on Flash Floods in Wadi System will take plac...

GADRI at the Second Annual Conference of INATE, Busan...

15 July 2016

At the Second Annual Conference of the International Network for Advancing Transdisciplinary Education (INATE) - Managing Global Changes for Sustainability held at the Pukyong National University (PKNU), Busan, South Korea, GADRI was represented under the session "Disaster Risk Management". Prof. Hi...
 
At the Second Annual Conference of the International Network for Advancing Trans...

The Charter of the Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes ...

30 June 2016

The Charter of the Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GDRI) was finalized at the Board of Directors meeting held at the GADRI Secretariat, Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University, Uji Campus, Kyoto, Japan on 24 June 2016.
 
The Charter of the Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GDRI) was fi...

Summary Report on the Kyushu Earthquakes of April 14 and 16, 2016...

28 April 2016

The report that follows is based on news media reports in English language newspapers, JMA and USGS reports and NHK World television. In some cases, these reports cite city and prefectural government reports in the affected region and others are based on the observations of reporters on site. The re...
 
The report that follows is based on news media reports in English language newsp...

Prof. Tatano Meets with Director Hiromi Otsuka, Disaster Internatio...

27 April 2016

On 26 April 2016, Prof. Hirokazu Tatano paid a courtesy visit to the new Director Hiromi Otsuka, Disaster International Cooperation Division, Disaster Management Bureau, Cabinet Office, Government of Japan and shared information about GADRI and its current activities. As well as touching upon the re...
 
On 26 April 2016, Prof. Hirokazu Tatano paid a courtesy visit to the new Directo...

Open Discussion Forum: GADRI Projects and Activities...

20 April 2016

On 23 March 2016, the Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GADRI) successfully concluded the "Open Discussion Forum: GADRI Projects and Activities" at the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Collaborative Research Hub - 3F, Kyoto University, Japan. The Forum was held in conju...
 
On 23 March 2016, the Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GADRI) su...

First Meeting of the Board of Directors...

08 April 2016

GADRI held its First meeting of the Board of Directors (BoD) at the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan on 22 March 2016. The meeting was attended by 9 BoD members from 9 countries. At the meeting Prof. Andrew Collins, Director, Disaster and Development Net...
 
GADRI held its First meeting of the Board of Directors (BoD) at the Disaster Pr...

GADRI Represented at the UNISDR, Geneva Meeting...

01 March 2016

Photos by UNISDR GADRI will be represented at the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Science and Technology Conference on the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was held at the Geneva International Conference Center from 27 to 29 January 2016. List...
 
Photos by UNISDR GADRI will be represented at the UN Office for Disaster Ri...

GADRI Board of Directors Elected...

01 March 2016

The Board of Directors for GADRI was elected from 10 countries across the world on 2 Decmeber 2015. The members institutions consists of 3 institutions from Europe and Africa; 4 institutions from Asia and Oceania; and 3 institutions from the Americas. Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto Un...
 
The Board of Directors for GADRI was elected from 10 countries across the world ...