The experience of the COVID 19 pandemic reminded us that disaster risks are not only natural, but also include different types of disasters such as biological, chemical, industrial etc. It is crucial to understand these various types of hazard risks and take proper preparedness measures to ensure effective response efforts. This webinar series consists of three sessions: 1) Understanding and addressing different types of hazard risks, 2) Strengthening disaster management strategies through multi-stakeholder partnerships, and 3) Developing innovative tools and approaches for disaster preparedness and response.

 

The webinar series is organized by the APRU Multi-Hazards Program, University of Indonesia, and CBRNe-Natech Asian Disaster Risk Initiative (CnADRI).

Second Session Theme:

Strengthening disaster management strategies through multi-stakeholder partnerships

Disaster risk reduction efforts require strong collaborations and partnerships among various stakeholders at different levels. Further involvement of a broader range of experts is necessary as more disaster risk types need to be addressed. This session invites speakers from international and regional organizations, government and academia in Asia to discuss their role in adopting the all hazards approach.

For more information about the webinar series and speakers’ info, please visit here.

Date and Time

  • October 14: 9 am (Bangkok & Jakarta)/ 10 am (Hong Kong & Manila)/ 11 am (Sendai)

  • Duration: 2 hours

Additional Information

  • This webinar is open to the public and will be recorded for those who cannot attend live.  

  • Visit here for news, events and resources of the APRU Multi-Hazards Program.

  • The views, information, or opinions expressed during webinars are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Association of Pacific Rim Universities (“APRU”) and its employees. APRU is not responsible for and does not verify for accuracy of any of the information contained in the series.

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