This is the website of the Grant for Global Sustainability (GGS) Project titled “Enhancement of Urban Disaster Resilience through Activities of Local Participatory Platform.” Continue reading Welcome!
Based on the GGS Project implementation experience in Kathmandu and Yangon from January 2016 to February 2018, a guide for enhancing urban disaster resilience is prepared. There are step-by-step guides on how to replicate the local platform activities and joint research activities conducted under the GGS Project. Guide on Enhancing Urban Disaster Resilience Continue reading Guide for Enhancing Urban Disaster Resilience
Here is the GGS Project Final Report we submitted to the United Nations University. The report contains our accomplishments in the four pilot wards in Lalitpur, Nepal and in Yangon, Myanmar as well as activities and outputs of the five joint research teams. GGS Project Final Report Continue reading GGS Project Final Report
To formally close the GGS Project implementation in Nepal, a final conference was held at the Lalitpur Metropolitan City Hall on February 22, 2018. More than 60 participants attended the final conference, including Mayor Chiri Babu Maharjan, Deputy Mayor Gita Satyal, and Chairpersons of most of the 31 wards of the city. Prof. Kenji Okazaki, Project Leader, and Dr. Glenn Fernandez, Project Researcher, also attended … Continue reading GGS Project Final Conference held in Lalitpur
Dr. Glenn Fernandez, Mr. Aye Min Tun, Prof. Kenji Okazaki, Mr. Saw Htwe Zaw, and Prof. Kyaw Kyaw of the joint research team on risk perception and housing safety published a paper in the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (IJDRR). The title of the paper is “Factors Influencing Fire, Earthquake, and Cyclone Risk Perception in Yangon, Myanmar.” The paper can be accessed using this link: … Continue reading Paper by the joint research team on risk perception published in IJDRR
Here are the presentation files used during Day 2 (Research Symposium) of the International Conference on Urban Disaster Resilience held in Yangon: Latest Progress on the Sendai Framework for DRR by Dr. Riyanti Djalante, Academic Program Officer of UNU Urban Seismic Risk Assessment in Yangon by Dr. Kyaw Kyaw, YTU Disaster Education and Action Plan by Dr. Koichi Shiwaku, Kyoto University Urban Seismic Risk Assessment in Kathmandu by Prof. Kenji … Continue reading Presentations on Day 2 of the International Conference on Urban Disaster Resilience
Here are the presentation files used during Day 1 of the International Conference on Urban Disaster Resilience held in Yangon: Overview of Pilot Project of Lalitpur Metropolitan City (LMC) by Mayor Chiri Babu Maharjan Overview of UNU_s GGS Projects by Dr. Riyanti Djalante, Academic Program Officer of UNU Overview of Pilot Projects in Yangon and Kathmandu by Prof. Kenji Okazaki, GGS Project Leader Local Platform Activities in Yangon by Daw … Continue reading Presentations on Day 1 of the International Conference on Urban Disaster Resilience