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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...
07 June 2019
GADRI formed another regional alliance - North American Alliance of Hazards and Disaster Research Institutes (NAAHDRI) The newly formed North American Alliance of Hazards and Disaster Research Institutes (NAAHDRI confirmed the members of the Board of Directors. First meeting of the Board will be he...
24 May 2019
The Centurion University of Technology and Management, Ramachandrapur, India shared the following disaster report on the aftermath of cyclone Fani that affected Odisha, India on 3 May 2019. The report was prepared by Assistant Professor Ms. Payal Nayak, School of Climate and Disaster Studies (SCDS)....
24 January 2019
Dates: 13 to 15 March 2019Venue: Obaku Plaza, DPRI, Kyoto University, Uji Campus, Kyoto, JapanThe Fourth Global Summit under the theme of "Increasing the effectiveness and relevance of our institutes" will explore: GADRI Contributions to the 2016 Science & Technology Roadmap; and how best cou...
15 January 2019
GADRI Workshop on "Efforts and Responses to Major Disasters around the World: Narratives and Communications" will discuss about past disasters and lessons learned.It will be held: On 12th March 2019From 13:00 to 17:00 hoursAt Obaku Plaza, Kihada Hall, DPRI, Kyoto University, Uji Campus, Kyoto, Japan...
15 October 2018
In 2017 GADRI actively engaged in contributing to number of milestone activities together with other stakeholders in the disaster risk reduction and management arena. The Annual Report 2017 captures a number of these activities carried out by GADRI and its member institutes. To download a copy, plea...