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05 March 2020
5th Global Summit of GADRI: Engaging Science with Action will take place in Milan, Italy from 15th to 17th March 2021. The GADRI 2021 conference aims at stock taking of progress in DRR research from its Members towards targets of the Sendai Science and Technology Roadmap. The programme will commun...
02 March 2020
There are more types of damages that can be seen in a disaster, which are not easily captured by a physical property, such as the value of a (lost) human life and the extent of a disease outbreak which is due to the cascading effect of the flood event.Currently, CUrW adopts damage functions prepared...
28 February 2020
The GADRI 3rd Open Discussion Forum took place at the Collaborative Research Hub-Conference Hall 301, Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University, Uji Campus, Kyoto, Japan on 26th February 2020. The Open Discussion Forum is organized: to introduce GADRI activities, and the memb...
27 February 2020
The 18th meeting of the GADRI Board of Directors and Advisory Board took place at the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University, Uji Campus, Kyoto, Japan on 25th February 2020. The meeting was attended by the new members of the Board who will start their term from 1st April 20...
26 February 2020
Under GADRI Lecture Series - Spring 2020 - DPRI faculty and students listened to lectures delivered by Prof. Gretchen Kalonji, Dean of Sichuan University-The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Institute for Disaster Management and Reconstruction (IDMR), China; Prof. Andrew Collins, Leader, Disaster ...
21 February 2020
Prof. Andrew Collins, Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK was nominated with the 6th DPRI Award for Outstanding Contributions to Research and Education recognition. The Award was presented by Prof. Manabu Hashimoto, Director, DPRI, Kyoto University to Prof. Andrew Collins on 20th February 2020 d...
22 November 2019
On 12 October 2019, a large and powerful typhoon, Hagibis, locally named as Typhoon No.19 made a landfall in Shizuoka Prefecture, about 100 km southwest of Tokyo, passing through eastern and north-eastern regions until early morning of 13 October. Central and northern parts of the country were sever...
18 November 2019
Typhoon Hagibis crossed the Japanese Islands from 12 to 13, October 2019, and brought record‐breaking rainfall and strong wind. This typhoon induced river floods and landslides in eastern Japan and caused tremendous damage with 93 fatalities and 3 missing. This paper reports the characteristics of ...
25 October 2019
The Earthquake, Lifeline Systems, and the Conference The 9 February 1971 San Fernando California Earthquake was a devastating yet seminal event which, for the first time, demonstrated the seismic threat to lifelines that fundamentally support our modern livelihoods. Knowledge gained from this event ...
21 October 2019
Prof. Khalid Mosalam, Director, Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research (PEER) Center, University of California, Berkeley, USA shares a copy of the Event Briefing by their team on typhoon Hagibis and the Earthquake that took place on 12 October 2019. Click on the image to view the full report. Pho...
18 October 2019
Dr. Indrajit Pal and the team has published a policy brief on Higher Education Institution Network in Disaster Resilience - A Critical Game Changer in Asia. Clink on the image for further information.
20 September 2019
Prof. Khalid Mosalam, Director, Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research (PEER) Center, University of California, Berkeley shares a copy of the Preliminary Virtual Reconnaissance Report (PVRR) by their team on Hurricane Dorian which made landfall on 1 September 2019. Click on the image to view the fu...
19 September 2019
Prof. Khalid Mosalam, Director, Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research (PEER) Center, University of California, Berkeley shares a copy of the Virtual Assessment Structural Team (VAST) report by their team on the Ridgecrest, CA Earthquake which occurred on 4 July 2019. Click on the image to view the...
16 September 2019
A report on the Topical Cyclone Idai - Lessons learned and the way forward for Africa Alliance for Disaster Research Institutions (AADRI) report is shared by Prof. Desmond Manatsa, Chair, AADRI; and Dean of the Faculty of Science and Engineering, Bindura University of Science, Zimbabwe. The tropical...
05 September 2019
This issue of GADRI Actions 9 brings reports on various weather related topics and reports on various conferences and training courses shared by members of GADRI. The two disaster related reports on weather related disasters could also be found under disaster reports.
05 September 2019
This report is featured in the GADRI Actions - Summer 2019 Volume 9 concerning the damages caused by extreme winds by typhoon Jebi in September 2018 in the Osaka City area.
23 August 2019
Dealing with Disasters - International Conference 2019 organized by GCRF, UK Alliance for Disaster Research, Disasters Research Group and UK Collaborative for Development Research - (DwD-GCRF-UKADR-DRG-UKCDR International Conference, 2019) under the theme of "New points of departure in transitioning...
12 July 2019
Photo by UNDRR GADRI Presence at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2019 The main focus of the GADRI 4th Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction was the contributions to the contextualization of the Science and Technology Roadmap which was presented during the...
14 June 2019
GADRI Actions, Spring 2019 covers the 4th Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction held at the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University, Uji Campus, Kyoto, Japan from 13 to 15 March 2019. The 4th Global Summit specifically contributed to the contextua...
10 June 2019
GADRI will hold an oral session at the World Bosai Forum 2019 organized by the Tohoku University and will be held at the Sendai International Center, Sendai, Japan from 9 to 12 November 2019.The World Bosai Forum started with the wish that we would not want to increase the number of people sufferin...