Special Topic Group 1: Disaster Prevention and Climate Resilience

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INTRODUCTION

The Special Topic on Disaster Prevention and Climate Resilience is coordinated by Prof. Rajib Shaw of Kyoto University. The Special Topic encompasses existing networks and regional initiatives devoted to building capacity through research and education on climate related hazards and disaster management. Activities implemented by the Special Topic include workshops and training, joint research, exchange of research findings and creation of common data bases. The Special Topic is strongly associated with current ANCST country pilots and those being developed in Southeast Asia.

 

INTERNATIONAL COORDINATING COMMITTEE

Lead Coordinator: Rajib Shaw of Kyoto University

Members include:

 

NETWORKS AND REGIONAL INITIATIVES

  • AUEDM: Co-leaders of the proposed Asia Science, Academia and Research Stakeholder Group to be discussed in Beijing on 14 May 2015.
  • ASEAN-Adapt: Network of Science Partners linked to the National Focal Points of the ASEAN Working Group on Climate Change (AWGCC).
  • APN: Research Group on Integrating CCA, DRR and L+D to Address Emerging Challenges due to Slow Onset Processes (AF2014-RR03-NMY-Pereira)
  • APN: Research Group on Assessing the Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction Effectiveness of Risk Insurance Approaches (ARCP2014-08CMY-Prabhakar)
  • ASTAAG: UNISDR Asia Science, Technology, and Academia Advisory Group

 

WORKSHOPS, TRAINING AND MEETINGS

2015:

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