Thursday, October 11, 2012

9 TH INTERNATIONAL ANNUAL WORKSHOP AND EXPO ON SUMATRA TSUNAMI DISASTER AND RECOVERY, AIWEST-DR 2014 PARTICIPATION

9 th International Annual Workshop and Expo on Sumatra Tsunami Disaster and Recovery, AIWEST-DR 2014 (2014/10/22-24) Subject: 10th Year Anniversary of the 2004 Indonian Ocean Tsunami. Location: Banda Aceh City, Aceh Province, Indonesia (2014/10/22-24). On 22 – 24 October, four members of IRIDeS – Prof. Osamu Murao (Regional and Urban Reconstruction Research Division), Assoc. Prof. Aiko Sakurai, Assist. Prof. S├ębastien Boret (Disaster Information, Management and Public Collaboration Division) and Assist. Prof. Elizabeth Maly (Human and social Response Research Division) – took part in the Annual International Workshop and Expo on Sumatra Tsunami Disaster and Recovery (AIWEST) held by the Tsunami and Disaster Mitigation Research Center (TDMRC) of Syiah Kuala University in Aceh, Indonesia. This event commemorated the 10th anniversary of the tsunami, which saw the loss of hundreds of thousands of lives on December 26, 2004. Among the special guests, Prof. Yasuo Tanaka from Kobe University gave a convincing lecture on the role and the responsibility of universities towards disaster risk reduction. http://irides.tohoku.ac.jp/media/files/_u/topic/file1/20141022_report.pdf

0 comments:

Post a Comment