WCDRR Public Forum ID251
Building Resilience at the Local Level
- Learning from the Experiences in the Efforts for Sustainable Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction Activities in Asia -

Date & Time:
17 March 2015, 09:15-11:45
Public Forum "Building Resilience at the Local Level" was successfully concluded with the participation of 80 DRR practitioners as one of the public events in the WCDRR held in Sendai, Japan. Good practices of Community-based DRR activities in Indonesia, Philippines, and Japan, featuring importance of involvement of multi-stakeholders including the good linkage between national and local governments were showcased. How the experiences can be integrated into DM activities in developing countries was discussed with focusing on the sustainability of the CBDRM activities.
BNPB (National Disaster Management Authority, Indonesia)
JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency)
Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC)
Hall 5, TKP Garden City Sendai-Kotodai (Sendai, Japan)
Wako University, Japan:Dr. Bambang Rudyanto, Professor
National Disaster Management Authority (BNPB), Indonesia:Ms. Anny Isgiati, Director of Community Empowerment
Office of Civil Defense (OCD), Philippines: Ms. Lenie D. Alegre, Chief of the National DRRM Service
Kobe City Fire Bureau: Mr. Nobuhito Ohtsu, Fire Lieutenant
FMYY: Mr. Junichi Hibino, Representative
NPO Plus-Arts: Hirokazu Nagata, President
Partner for Resilience:Ms. Guineviene de Jesus,
JICA Project Team/ ADRC: Ms. Miki Kodama, Senior Researcher
Indonesian Disaster Expert Association (IABI): Dr. Hendro Wardhono
Program  pdf  (pdf, 1.2MB)
Proceedings pdf  (pdf, 0.86MB)
More Information:
Contact address:
Forum Secretariat (Ms. Miki Kodama):  Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC)
Address:  1-5-2-5F, Wakinohamakaigan-dori,Chuo-ku, Kobe 6510073, Japan
E-Mail: localresilenceadrc.asia
Tel:  +81-78-262-5540
Fax:  +81-78-262-5546