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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)....
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...
20 March 2018
GADRI organized the Open Discussion Forum on How Can Disaster Research Institutes Significantly Contribute to Real World Disaster Risk Reduction? at the Collaborative Research Hub, Room 301, Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University, Uji Campus, Kyoto, Japan on 15 March 2...
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 ...