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09 April 2019
The fourth Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction (4thGSRIDRR2019) took place at the Disaster Prevention Research Institutes (DPRI), Kyoto University, Uji Campus, Kyoto, Japan from 13th to 15th March 2019. It was sponsored by the Global Alliance of Disaster Research Instit...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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/
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 ...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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 (...
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....
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...
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 ...
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...