ADRC Annual Report No.1 <1998>

CONTENTS

Foreword

P Brief Description of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center

    1. The Background of the Establishment
    2. Organization and Status
    3. Activity and Policy

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2 Formation of a Network for Sharing Information on Natural Disasters and Disaster Reduction

2-1 Formation of a Human Network

2-2 Formation of a Network for Sharing Information on Natural Disasters and Disaster Reduction

2-2-1 Formation of a Network

2-2-2 Guideline for the Sharing of Information on Natural Disasters and Disaster Reduction

2-2-3 Designing the System for Sharing Information on Natural Disasters and Disaster Reduction

2-3 Consideration of How Advanced Technology Can be Utilized to Gather Information on Natural Disasters and Disaster Reduction

2-3-1 Background and Policy

2-3-2 Disaster Information Clearing House

2-3-3 Internet GIS

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  1. Accumulation and provision of Information on Natural Disasters and Disaster Reduction

3-1 Background and Policy

3-2 Information on Disaster-reduction Systems

3-2-1 Information on Disaster-reduction Systems Gathered by the Center

3-2-2 Future Policy

3-3 Cases of Disaster Counter Measures

3-3-1 Accumulated Cases of Disaster Reduction Measures

3-3-2 Future Policy

3-4 Information on Natural Disasters

3-4-1 Information on Natural Disasters Gathered by the Center

3-4-2 Future Policy

3-5 Risk Assessment / Evaluation

3-5-1 Risk Assessment/Evaluation Methods Gathered by the Center

3-5-2 Future Policy

3-6 Human Resources Information

3-6-1 Human Resources Information Gathered by the Center

3-6-2 Future Policy

4 Identification of Needs and Resources concerning the Promotion of Cooperation on Disaster Reduction

4-1 Identification of Needs and Resources

4-1-1 Field Surveys of Member / Advisory Countries, etc.

4-1-2 The First ADRC International Expert Meeting, etc.

4-1-3 Collection of Country Reports

4-1-4 Attendance at International Conferences

4-2 Needs and Resources concerning Cooperation on Disaster Reduction

4-2-1 Past and Ongoing Disaster Information

4-2-2 Disaster Management Systems and Countermeasures

4-2-3 Disaster Education and Awareness

4-2-4 Utilization of Technologies

4-2-5 Others

4-3 Future Policy

5 Gathering of Information on Emergency Relief during Times of Disaster

5-1 Latest Information on Disasters

5-1-1 Background and Policy

5-1-2 Gathering Method and Accumulated Information

5-1-3 Future Policy

5-2 Information on Emergency Relief

5-2-1 Background and Policy

5-2-2 Accumulated Information on Emergency Relief

6 Raising of Disaster Reduction Awareness

6-1 Background and Policy

6-2 Information on Awareness Raising Materials for Disaster Reduction Gathered by the Center

6-3 Future Policy

7 Securing a Good Understanding of Problems with Disaster Reduction Education and Trainings in the Asian Region

7-1 Background and Policy

7-2 The Needs of Asian Countries concerning Disaster Reduction Education and Trainings

7-3 Database of Training Courses for Development of Disaster Reduction Experts

7-4 Disaster Reduction Education and Trainings by the Center

7-5 Future Policy

8 Public Relations by the Center

8-1 PR to the Mass Media

8-2 Attendance at International Conferences

8-3 Lecture Meetings and Symposia

8-4 VIP Guests to the Center