Report of the APRU-IRIDeS Multi-Hazards Program Virtual Summer School 2020

Due to the impact of COVID-19, the 8th edition of APRU-IRIDeS Multi-Hazards Summer School had to be held virtually. Through a zoom platform, three sessions were held on July 15, 22, and 29 (JST). The event aimed to share the experiences and lessons learned from the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami (GEJET), learn from the experiences in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and risk management from various stakeholders, and understand the latest international disaster science research conducted by the researchers globally. 842 people worldwide in total attended these sessions.

The 2020 Multi-Hazards Summer School Themes

Session I: Lessons learned from the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
Session II: Role of various stakeholders in disaster risk reduction
Session III: Latest research in disaster science

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