The experience of the COVID 19 pandemic reminds us that disasters are not limited to weather-related natural phenomena like earthquakes and hurricanes. There are also biohazards and chemical threats that should be taken seriously.
Part two of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Multi-hazards Webinar Series puts a spotlight on the need to strengthen disaster management strategies through multi-stakeholder partnerships. Tohoku University's Takako Izumi will be joined for a discussion by experts from international and regional organizations, government and academia.
Session Two: Strengthening disaster management strategies through multi-stakeholder partnerships
Date: October 14, 2020
Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. JST
Dr. Animesh Kumar
- Deputy chief for Asia and the Pacific, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)
Dr. Alexander Hamilton
- Regional Coordinator for South East Asia, EU Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Risk Mitigation Centres of Excellence Initiative
- Biosecurity Analyst, United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)
Dr. Takako Izumi
- Associate professor at Tohoku University's International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS)
- Director of the APRU Multi-Hazards (MH) Program
Robert Eryanto Tumanggor
- NBC staff officer of the Indonesian Army Corps of Engineers
Dr. Agustin Kusumayati
- University Secretary of Universitas Indonesia (UI)
- President Elect of the Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH)
This three-part webinar series is open to the public, but registration is required for each session. Please check the website for more details.
Associate Professor, IRIDeS, Tohoku University
Director, APRU Multi-Hazards Program