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...
 
 

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...
 
 

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...
 
 

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...
 
 

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 ...
 
 

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/
 
 

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 ...
 
 

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...
 
 

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...
 
 

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 ...
 
 

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...
 
 

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 (...
 
 

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....
 
 

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...
 
 

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 ...
 
 

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...
 
 

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...
 
 

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...
 
 

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...
 
 

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 ...