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Workshop on Tsunami Disaster Risk Reduction in Krabi:Lessons learnt from the Indian OceanTsunami and way forward, September 22nd, Krabi, Thailand

   ADRC in close collaboration with DDPM, Thailand and Cabinet Office,Japan, organised a one day workshop in Krabi, Thailand, by focusing on locally based DRR by using new technologies.
   The workshop was attended by DDPM, Thailand and its provincial offices, the private sectors and NGO from Thailand, and experts from Indonesia and Japan.
It was opened by Mr. Supakit Phophapaphan, Deputy Director General, DDPM, followed by introductory presentation on Tsunami DRR in Asia and Japan by ED of ADRC.
   Session 1, chaired by Mr. A. Pinta, DDPM reviewed Tsunami DRR efforts made in Thailand after the Indian Ocean Tsunami. In the Session 2 moderated by Mr. M. Arakida, ADRC various efforts and high tech against Tsunami were presented from Japan and Indonesia, followed by demonstration and group training of Disaster Imagination Game, DIG by Prof. T. Komura, Tokoha University
   The young generation does not share the experiences of the Indian Ocean Tsunami in 2004. Lessons learnt from the past experiences will help us elaborate anti tsunami measures well adapted to individual areas, while high tech today will facilitate improving community based Tsunami DRR.

(2016/9/21 12:30)



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