APRU DRR collaboration led by Tohoku University featured at World Bosai Forum

November 29, 2019

APRU DRR collaboration led by Tohoku University featured at World Bosai Forum

APRU Secretary General Christopher Tremewan at the World Bosai Forum held Nov 9-12 in Sendai, Japan, outlined APRU’s ...

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Multi-Hazard Data Science Workshop Report

September 18, 2019

Multi-Hazard Data Science Workshop Report

Recognizing that greatly improved data is necessary to support all facets of disaster research, the UC Davis scholars and ...

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APRU Multi-Hazards Program launches new publication and journal at the Global Platform for DRR 2019

June 24, 2019

APRU Multi-Hazards Program launches new publication and journal at the Global Platform for DRR 2019

Global Platform for DRR 2019| Geneva, Switzerland | May 13-17, 2019 APRU Multi-Hazards Program Director, Dr. Takako Izumi ...

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IFRC-APRU Celebrating Disaster ‘Non-Event’ Case Studies

June 11, 2019

IFRC-APRU Celebrating Disaster ‘Non-Event’ Case Studies

The APRU Multi-Hazards Program in collaboration with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies ...

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Research and Policy Integration Progress in Disaster Science:  The Launch of a New Multi-Hazards Journal

February 08, 2019

Research and Policy Integration Progress in Disaster Science: The Launch of a New Multi-Hazards Journal

Progress in Disaster Scienceis an open-access Journal that aims to report on the substantial progress in disaster research ...

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GNSS Tsunami Early Warning Systems Report

January 31, 2019

GNSS Tsunami Early Warning Systems Report

Published in December 2018, Global Navigation Satellite System to Enhance Tsunami Early Warning Systems is a report that ...

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APRU Contributed to Disaster Risk Reduction Conference in Mongolia

November 23, 2018

APRU Contributed to Disaster Risk Reduction Conference in Mongolia

Jointly hosted by UNISDR (UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction) and the Government of Mongolia, the 2018 Asian ...

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14th APRU Multi-Hazards Symposium 2018

October 25, 2018

14th APRU Multi-Hazards Symposium 2018

14th APRU Multi-Hazards Symposium October 21-24 at Australian National University, Australia Risk, Resilience and ...

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CARe2018 Climate Adaptation & Resilience Conference

September 27, 2018

CARe2018 Climate Adaptation & Resilience Conference

CARe2018 Climate Adaptation & Resilience Conference October 27-29, 2018 at The Hong Kong University of Science and ...

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2018 Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Governance Academic Seminar

August 28, 2018

2018 Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Governance Academic Seminar

2018 Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Governance Academic Seminar September 24-25, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand  The ...

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DRR Expert Field Trip and Meeting with Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture and Tohoku University

July 04, 2018

DRR Expert Field Trip and Meeting with Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture and Tohoku University

Sendai City and Miyagi Prefecture in collaboration with IRIDeS, Tohoku University and APRU partner to strengthen Global ...

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A Global Outlook on Disaster Science

July 04, 2018

A Global Outlook on Disaster Science

On November 20, Elsevier has launched an important new report, A Global Outlook on Disaster Science, in partnership with ...

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APRU Multi-Hazards Summer School 2017

February 20, 2018

APRU Multi-Hazards Summer School 2017

The 5th APRU MH Summer School was held on 18-21 July at Tohoku University. This year’s focus was “Effective investment ...

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APRU Multi-Hazards Program Leads the Way at World Bosai Forum

December 08, 2017

APRU Multi-Hazards Program Leads the Way at World Bosai Forum

APRU Multi-Hazards Program advances disaster risk reduction and management by partnering with Elsevier and the International ...

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“How Can Science Prepare Us for the Worst?” Asks Elsevier Report

December 01, 2017

“How Can Science Prepare Us for the Worst?” Asks Elsevier Report

Elsevier will host a webinar to introduce the new report, “A Global Outlook on Disaster Science” on December 6 at 8:30 ...

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A Global Outlook on Disaster Science

November 21, 2017

A Global Outlook on Disaster Science

On November 20, Elsevier has launched an important new report, A Global Outlook on Disaster Science, in partnership with ...

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2017 GNSS Tsunami Early Warning System Workshop

October 20, 2017

2017 GNSS Tsunami Early Warning System Workshop

The Global Navigation Satellite System Tsunami Early Warning System (GNSS-TEWS) workshop was held in July 25-27, 2017 at ...

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2016 APRU – IRIDeS Summer School Report

December 05, 2016

2016 APRU – IRIDeS Summer School Report

This year’s summer school was titled: “Handing down disaster experience and lessons-learnt to the next ...

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Infographic: the Science of Disaster Science

November 09, 2016

Infographic: the Science of Disaster Science

A snapshot of global research in support of the 2016 Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction By Taylor ...

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Regional Innovation Forum-Asia (RIF-Asia)

November 08, 2016

Regional Innovation Forum-Asia (RIF-Asia)

APRU is partnering with the Asian Disaster Reduction and Response Network (ADRRN) and other like-minded organisations, ...

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October 06, 2016

Is your university ready to protect the lives of students, staff and faculty during an emergency?

News Release For Immediate Release Is your university ready to protect the lives of students, staff and faculty during ...

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September 15, 2016

APRU Multi-Hazards Program Core Group contributes to the first UNISDR Asia Science and Technology Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

23-24 August 2016, Bangkok, Thailand The 1st Asian Science and Technology Conference for Disaster RiskReduction was ...

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Research universities seek solutions for earthquake-prone Asia Pacific

September 12, 2016

Research universities seek solutions for earthquake-prone Asia Pacific

New report reveals the impact of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities on the region’s greatest challenges By Brad ...

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Campus Safety Workshop Report: Is your University ready for the next Natural Disaster?

February 22, 2016

Campus Safety Workshop Report: Is your University ready for the next Natural Disaster?

The International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS) at Tohoku University and the Association of Pacific Rim ...

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APRU-IRIDeS Multi-Hazards Summer School 2015 Report is out now

February 16, 2016

APRU-IRIDeS Multi-Hazards Summer School 2015 Report is out now

The Report of the APRU-IRIDeS Multi-Hazards Summer School 2015 is now available on our website.  Have a look on what the ...

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February 03, 2016

Call for Submission of Case Studies on the Role of Science and Technology in DRR in Asia

In May 2015 the UNISDR Asia Pacific Office formed the Asia Science Technology and Academia Advisory Group (ASTAAG) to ...

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January 15, 2016

Tohoku University to continue successful leadership of Multi-Hazards Program Hub

On 21 July, 2015, President Susumi Satomi, Tohoku University, met with APRU’s Secretary General, Dr Christopher Tremewan, ...

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August 31, 2015

APRU is now a member of the UNISDR Asian Academia, Science and Research Advisory Group (AASTAG)

The UNISDR Regional Office for Asia-Pacific established the UNISDR AASTAG in May 2015. The Program Coordinator of the ...

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Multi-Hazards Program launches new website

August 15, 2015

Multi-Hazards Program launches new website

The APRU-IRIDeS Multi-Hazards Program (MHP) has recently launched a new website.  The website features past and upcoming ...

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11th APRU Multi-Hazards Symposium, University of the Philippines

June 30, 2015

11th APRU Multi-Hazards Symposium, University of the Philippines

More than 100 international and local participants from various disciplinary fields convene at the 11th APRU Research ...

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Sustainability meets Safety – Multi-Hazards Program at the ISCN 2015

June 25, 2015

Sustainability meets Safety – Multi-Hazards Program at the ISCN 2015

APRU presented its Campus Safety Initiative at the International Sustainable Campus Network (ISCN) 2015 Conference in ...

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Call for Nominations – Multi-Hazards Summer School 2015

June 21, 2015

Call for Nominations – Multi-Hazards Summer School 2015

Call for Nominations Multi-Hazards Summer School 2015 Towards the Implementation of the New International Framework for ...

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APRU at the UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

April 15, 2015

APRU at the UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

The APRU Multi-Hazards Program (MHP) was actively involved in the UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) ...

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Come and join us at the 10th Multi-Hazards Symposium 2014

October 18, 2014

Come and join us at the 10th Multi-Hazards Symposium 2014

The 10th APRU Multi-Hazards symposium will be hosted in Santiago by the University of Chile from 18-20 November, 2014.  A ...

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APRU-IRIDeS Multi-Hazards Summer School 2014 Report is out now

August 22, 2014

APRU-IRIDeS Multi-Hazards Summer School 2014 Report is out now

The Report of the APRU-IRIDeS Multi-Hazards Summer School 2014 is now available on our website.  Have a look on what the ...

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2nd Multi-Hazards Summer School 2014

June 22, 2014

2nd Multi-Hazards Summer School 2014

APRU member universities are warmly invited to send a graduate/post-graduate student and/or faculty member to the second ...

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9th Multi-Hazards Symposium 2013

August 29, 2013

9th Multi-Hazards Symposium 2013

The APRU symposium series on Multi-Hazards around the Pacific Rim hosted its ninth symposium from 28 to 29 October 2013 at ...

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Partnering for a less hazardous planet: Interview with Professor John Rundle

January 16, 2013

Partnering for a less hazardous planet: Interview with Professor John Rundle

"Since more than 30% of the worlds' populations will live within seismically active zones within a few decades, it is clear ...

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