4th Local Platform Workshop in Yangon

Halfway through the first fiscal year of the implementation of the GGS Project, a workshop was conducted in Yangon to review the progress of the local platform and joint research activities. There was a discussion on plans for the risk assessment in the two pilot wards. Ms. Hnin Ei Win of the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) gave a presentation on the Rapid Visual Screening (RVS) that they conducted in Kyauktada Township. Mr. Phyo Hein Kyaw, a doctoral student of Yangon Technological University (YTU), and Mr. Aye Min Tun, a master’s student of Kyoto University, also gave a presentation about their research on seismic evaluation of RC buildings and on risk perception, respectively.

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