The 17th APRU Multi-Hazards Symposium 2022

The 17th APRU Multi-Hazards Symposium 2022 will be held on November 29 – 30 in Thailand.

The symposium is organized by the Faculty of Engineering and the Risk and Disaster Management Program of Chulalongkorn University in collaboration with the APRU. The theme of this year’s symposium is “Innovation Towards Sustainable Growth and Disaster Risk Reduction

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Six sub-topics for presenters to exchange ideas and share research outcomes.

  1. Innovation for Disaster Risk Reduction
  2. Engineering and Infrastructure for Disaster Risk Reduction
  3. Community Health and Well-being for Disaster Risk Reduction
  4. Building Community Resilience in Disaster Management
  5. Social and Governance Policies/ Socio-economic Issues in Disaster Management
  6. Disaster Communication in Disaster Management


View a post-event report here.

Best Presentations & Posters

Best Presentation Awards

National Taiwan University: Lo-Yi Chen, Tsung-Yi Pan, Yi-Huan Hsieh, Jihn-Sung Lai & Hsin-Hsing Chia
Applying southwestern monsoon weather factor to improve a probabilistic flood warning model based on a Nest-SOM

University of the Philippines: Carla Mae B. Pilapil, Carmina B. Borja, Richelle G. Zafra & Bien David B. Papasin
Seismic Performance Assessment of an Irregular School Building in the University of the Philippines Los Baños Based on Incremental Dynamic Analysis

Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan: Jameson Glen Lim, Jerson Castro, Marvin Alisson Alama, Daisy Chris Salugsugan, Dexter Lo & Arash Nassirpour
Seismic Fragility of Selected Public High School Buildings in Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines

Best Presentation Awards (Students)

Monash University: Nimali Lakmini Munasinghe, Gerard O’Reilly & Peter Cameron
Lessons Learned from COVID-19 Management in Sri Lankan Hospitals

Universitas Indonesia: Dita Wahyu Primastuti & Mahisa Ajy Kusuma
Integrating Tsunami Evacuation Route Planning in Web Applications for Disaster Risk Reduction (Case Study: South Lampung, Indonesia)

Best Poster Award

Nanyang Technological University: Jeanette Jiawen Choong, Dennis Wagenaar & David Lallemant
Comparing Non-Asset-Based Disaster Loss Models for Equitable Planning Outcomes



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