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APRU Multi-Hazards Summer School 2017 - recruitment

Tohoku University will host its 5th APRU Multi-Hazards Summer School from July 18-21 at the International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS).
This year's summer school will focus on "effective investment in disaster risk reduction for a resilient society."

Students and faculty of Tohoku University interested in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and management are welcome to join this event.

Date: July 18 ~21
Venue: The International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS) (Map)
To register to attend, send an email to: application_apruss@irides.tohoku.ac.jp

Program: Lectures related to the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

July 18: Lectures related to the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
July 19: Lectures by representatives from local government, NGO and academia on the roles they play in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR). Lectures will be followed by group work
July 20: Presentations
- Tohoku University
- University of Washington, U.S.A.
- Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
July 21:

Lectures by faculty members from UC Davis and National Taiwan University. Lectures will be followed by group work

Program objectives:

  • To understand the international approach to Disaster Risk Reduction strategies
  • To learn from the experience and recovery process following the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
  • To learn from the various DRR projects that have been implemented in the Tohoku region and overseas
  • To discuss the role of science and technology as well as universities in the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

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Contact:

Takako Izumi
International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS), Tohoku University
Email: application_apruss@irides.tohoku.ac.jp

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