Review of recent water-related disasters and scientific activities in southeast asia: Lessons learned and future challenges for disaster risk reduction

Shuichi Kure, Taichi Tebakari, Mamoru Miyamoto

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    Abstract

    This article reports on the public forum conducted by the authors at the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, held in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, from March 14 to 18, 2015. The conference included case studies of recent water-related disasters in the Southeast Asia region, reviews of academic research, and a description of the current situation about measures for risk reduction. This article also clarifies the relationship between the various recommendations proposed in the public forum and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030 (the Sendai framework), in order to identify the efforts that are necessary for the implementation of the Sendai framework.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)394-401
    Number of pages8
    JournalJournal of Disaster Research
    Volume11
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2016

    Keywords

    • Sendai framework for disaster risk reduction
    • Southeast asia
    • Water-related disasters

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
    • Engineering (miscellaneous)

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