Integrated Arts and Sciences for Disaster Reduction Research Group

Integrated Science and Technology which Contribute to the Realization of a Disaster Resistant and Resilient Society

This research group takes holistic approaches for effective use of state-of-the-art science and technology for disaster reduction, considering the significance of human activities during hazardous events and impacts on the socio-economic environment. Major themes include increases of societal vulnerability to hazards, preventive measures for improvement of societal robustness and policies of recovery after disasters. This group focuses on long-term scientific perspectives about characteristics of multiple disasters due to social development and complexity, comprehensive diagnosis on vulnerability to hazards of the modern society, and development of technologies and methodologies of planning and management for disaster reduction.

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