ADRC Disaster Report on 2019 Typhoon Hagibis (No. 1)...

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...
 
 

Landslides induced by typhoon Hagibis, 2019...

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 ...
 
 

San Fernando Earthquake Conference - 50 YEARS OF LIFELINE ENGINEERI...

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 ...
 
 

Event Briefing on Typhoon Hagibis and Earthquake on 12 October 2019...

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...
 
 

Policy Brief - Higher Education Institution Network in Disaster Res...

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.
 
 

Hurricane Dorian - Preliminary Virtual Reconnaissance Report (PVRR)...

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...
 
 

Ridgecrest, CA Earthquake - Virtual Assessment Structural Team (VAS...

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...
 
 

Tropical Cyclone Idai - Lessons Learned and Way Forward...

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...
 
 

GADRI Actions 9 - Summer 2019...

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.
 
 

Extreme Winds in Urban Districts During Typhoon Jebi (2018)...

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.
 
 

Dealing with Disasters - International Conference 2019...

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...
 
 

GADRI Presence at the Science and Policy Forum, Global Platform 201...

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...
 
 

GADRI Actions 8 - Spring 2019...

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...
 
 

GADRI Session at the World Bosai Forum 2019...

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...
 
 

NAAHDRI Board Meeting...

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...
 
 

Disaster Report on Cyclone Fani, 3 May 2019, Odisha, India...

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)....
 
 

4th Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reductio...

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...
 
 

GADRI Workshop: Efforts and Responses to Major Disasters around the...

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...
 
 

GADRI Annual Report 2017...

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...