APRU Multi-Hazards Summer School 2017
February 20, 2018

The 5th APRU MH Summer School was held on 18-21 July at Tohoku University. This year’s focus was “Effective investment in disaster risk reduction for resilient society”. Students and faculty interested in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and management have joined this event.

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


For more information about the Summer School 2017 and how to register, please contact
Dr. Takako Izumi, IRIDeS, Tohoku University e-mail: [email protected]


Click here for more on APRU and the Multi-Hazards Hub’s activities from the Summer School

Click here to see APRU Multi-Hazards Summer School Report 2017

Click here to check APRU-IRIDeS Multi-Hazards Program Website