APRU Multi-Hazards Summer School 2018

APRU Multi-Hazards Summer School 2018
July 24-27 at Tohoku University, Japan 

Applying science, technology and innovation in disaster risk reduction

The Multi-hazardsSummer School consists of a 3-day seminar and a site visit to the affected area impacted by the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. The Topic will include:
• Science and technology in Disaster Risk Reduction
• Lessons-learnt from the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
• Good practices of DRR initiatives from overseas
• DRR efforts by local governments, the private sector, NGO in Japan as well as an international organization. 
* Above topics are subject to change.

Registration & Deadline:
Please send your name, title, research interest/experience and contact information by email to application_apruss@irides.tohoku.ac.jp no later than June 30, 2018.

No registration fee is required.
Participants are expected to fund their own travel and accommodation. 

Major objectives:
• Understand the mechanism of the international DRR strategy
• Learn from the experience and recovery process from the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
• Learn from various DRR projects that have been implemented in the Tohoku region and overseas
• Discuss the role of science and technology as well as universities in the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

Additional information:
• Click here to view the flyer
• For more information about the APRU-IRIDeS Summer School, please click here.
• For further inquiries, please email Dr. Takako Izumi (Associate Professor, APRU-IRIDeS Multi-Hazards Program Director) at application_apruss@irides.tohoku.ac.jp