GGS Project Joint Meeting in Kathmandu

A joint meeting among project partners from Kyoto University, Karyabinayak Municipality, Center for Disaster Studies (CDS) of Tribhuvan University, and National Society for Earthquake Technology – Nepal (NSET) was held on November 25, 2016 to discuss the progress of and plans for the local platform and joint research activities. The meeting was hosted by CDS at the Pulchowk campus of Tribhuvan University. Continue reading GGS Project Joint Meeting in Kathmandu

Survey on Risk Perception and Housing Reconstruction in Khokana

Researchers from the Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies (GSGES) of Kyoto University led by Prof. Kenji Okazaki went to Kathmandu, Nepal from November 21 to 25 to conduct a risk perception survey, a house measurement survey, and an area disaster recovery survey in Khokana Village, Karyabinayak Municipality as part of the Grant for Global Sustainability (GGS) Project joint research with the Center for Disaster Studies … Continue reading Survey on Risk Perception and Housing Reconstruction in Khokana

Field Survey for Joint Research on Urban Seismic Risk Assessment in Kathmandu

Associate Prof. Aiko Furukawa and two Kyoto University students went to Kathmandu to conduct their field survey for the joint research on urban seismic risk assessment from November 2 to 6, 2016. They also met with Dr. Basanta Adhikari of the Center for Disaster Studies (CDS) of Tribhuvan University. (Photo from Prof. Furukawa) Continue reading Field Survey for Joint Research on Urban Seismic Risk Assessment in Kathmandu

2nd Local Platform Workshops in Kathmandu

Prof. Kenji Okazaki delivered a lecture on “Earthquake Disaster and Risk Assessment” as a kind of technical assistance to the local participatory platform workshops in Karyabinayak Municipality on 18 May 2016 (68 participants) and in Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan City on 19 May 2016 (108 participants). Continue reading 2nd Local Platform Workshops in Kathmandu

CDRI and SDRA surveys in Kathmandu

The joint research on Disaster Education in Yangon aims to promote the implementation of DRR activities at the school level. To understand the current condition of the target township’s resilience to climate-related disasters, an assessment tool called the Climate Disaster Resilience Index (CDRI) was used. CDRI was developed at Kyoto University and has been applied to many cities in Asian countries. CDRI consists of five dimensions and each dimension … Continue reading CDRI and SDRA surveys in Kathmandu