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FY2004 Annual Report

Annual Report

1. Asian Disaster Reduction Center

1-1. Background for the Establishment of the ADRC

1-2. Composition

1-3. Activities

1-3-1. Basic Activities

1-3-2. Past Activities

2. Information Sharing

2-1. International Meeting and Public Forum

2-1-1. The 7th ADRC International Meeting

2-1-2. Public Forum "Recovery from Catastrophic Disasters"

2-2. Publication of Total Disaster Risk Management - Good Practices

2-3. Collection of Information

2-3-1. Methodology

2-3-2. Collection of Information from Member Countries

2-3-3. Latest Disaster Information Database

2-4. Information on Disaster Management Systems

2-4-1. Scope of Information

2-4-2. Levels of Information Sources

2-4-3. Methods of Collecting Information

2-4-4. Future Tasks

2-5. Internet-based Information Sharing

2-5-1. ADRC's Website

2-5-2. Latest Disaster Information Database

2-5-3. Multilanguage Glossary on Disaster Reduction

2-5-4. ADRC Newsletter:ADRC Highlights

2-6. Framework of Natural Disaster Database

2-6-1. Current Situation of Disaster Information Sharing

2-6-2. Data Book on Asian Natural Disaster in the 20th Century

2-6-3. "GLIDE" proposed by the ADRC

2-7. Disaster Management Internet GIS

2-7-1. Objective of Disaster Management Internet GIS

2-7-2. Development and Improvement of "VENTEN"

2-7-3. Toward Wider Use of Disaster Management Internet

2-8. Disaster Analysis Based on Satellite Information

2-9. Disaster Management Exhibition

3. Human Resource Develpment

3-1. Activities including Cooperative Projects with ADRC Member Countries

3-1-1. Training Course on Flood Hazard Mapping in Vietnam

3-1-2. National Workshop on Disaster Risk Management in Tajikistan

3-1-3. Urban Search-and-Rescue Training in Singapore

3-1-4. JICA Seminar on Disaster Management

3-1-5. Disaster Management Training Course for Central Asia and the Caucasus

3-1-6. JICA Training Seminar in Turkey

3-1-7. Mission for Establishment of a Tsunami Early Warning Mechanism in the Indian Ocean

3-1-8. JICA Regional Seminar on the Tsunami Early Warning System

3-2. Visiting Researchers from Member Countries

3-3. Visitors to ADRC

4. Promoting Cooperation with Member Countries, International Organizations and NGOs

4-1. Establishment of Regional Networks in Asia

4-1-1. Establishment of Institutioral Human Networks

4-1-2. Asian Disaster Reduction and Response Network (ADRRN)

4-2. Cooperation with the International Organizations

4-2-1. Collaboration with UN/ISDR

4-2-2. Collaboration with UN/OCHA

4-2-3. Collaboration with UNU

4-2-4. Collaboration with UNESCO

4-2-5. Collaboration with UN/ESCAP

4-2-6. Collaboration with WMO

4-2-7. Collaboration with Other Organizations

5. The United Nations World Conference on Disaster Reduction (WCDR)

5-1. Outline of the WCDR

5-2. Thematic Sessions

5-2-1. Post-Disaster Recovery: Lessons Learnt, Challenges and Future Options

5-2-2. Risk Communication Session

5-2-3. Data for Evidence-based Policy Making

5-2-4. Risk Reduction through Effective Use of Earth Observations

5-2-5. Promotion of Tsunami Disaster Mitigation in the Indian Ocean

5-3. Regional Session

5-3-1. Regional Meeting: Asia

5-3-2. Regional Session: Geographical proximity-common threats

5-4. Public Forum

5-4-1. Public Forum: Sharing of Experience for Safer Asia (7th ADRC internatinal Meeting)

5-4-2. ADRRN Workshop

5-5. Poster Session

5-5-1. Community Based Hazard Mapping

5-5-2. GLIDE (Global unique disaster IDEntifier ) number

5-5-3. The Activities of ADRRN (Asian Disaster Reduction and Response Network)

5-6. Exhibition Booths

5-7. International Symposium: "Living with Risk - disaster reduction for future generations -"

6. Dec. 26, 2004 Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster in Indian Ocean

6-1. Overview of the Earthquake and Tsunami

6-2. Field Survey

6-2-1. Sri Lanka

6-2-2. Thailand

6-2-3. Indonesia

6-2-4. Maldives

6-2-5. India

6-2-6. Field Survey on Awareness of Tsunami Risk

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