International Comparison of Scientific Knowledge-Based Decision-Making Schemes for Disaster Reduction

Friday, November 18, 2016, 13:00 - 17:00, Davao City, the Philippines

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13:00 - 13:10    Opening Address:

Romeo S. Momo, TC21 Co-Chair, Undersecretary, DPWH, the Philippines


13:10 - 14:25    First Session: Presentation from International Members

Seismic Risk Assessment in a Developing Country – A Case Study of Pakistan

Sohail Bashir, Vice-Chairman, The Institution of Engineers Pakistan

National DRR Plan and Post-earthquake Reconstruction Efforts in Nepal

Ajay Chandra Lal, Institute of Engineering, Central Campus, Tribhuvan

University, Nepal

Seismic Hazard in Nepal and Increasing Disaster Risk in the Kathmandu Valley

Netra Prakash Bhandary, Associate Professor, Ehime University, Japan

Building Disaster Resilience through Tsunami Evacuation Planning- Learning from Indonesia

Harkunti Pertiwi Rahayu, Professor, Institute of Technology Bandung,                          Indonesia

Relocation and land-use regulation following the Great East Japan Earthquake

Mikio Ishiwatari, Senior Advisor, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)


14:25 - 14:40     Break and Preparation for Second Session


14:40 - 15:55     Second Session:

Transdisciplinary Approach to Building Societal Resilience to Disasters

Mark Albert H. Zarco, Benito M. Pacheco, Flaudette May V. Datuin,

 Leonardo C. Rosete, Aurora Odette C. Mendoza, and Elenita N. Que,

University of the Philippines Diliman

Maintenance Practices with Structural and Non Structural Measures in Ormoc City, Philippines

Irwin L. Antonio, Asst. District Engineer, 4th Leyte Engineering District,

Department of Public Works and Highways, Ormoc City


15:55 - 16:10     Break and Preparation for Third Session


16:10 - 16:50     Third Session: Panel Discussion

Panel discussion theme


16:50 - 17:00     Closing Remarks:

Kuniyoshi Takeuchi, TC21 Co-Chair, Advisor, ICHARM, Japan


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