International Center for Collaborative Research on Disaster Risk Reduction

International Center for Collaborative Research on Disaster Risk Reduction

ICCR-DRR

ICCR-DRR Held the First Workshop of the International Research Network on DRR

On 15-16 June 2016, the first workshop of the International Research Network on DRR was held successfully at Kunming, Yunnan Province.

On 15-16 June 2016, the first workshop of the International Research Network on DRR was held successfully at Kunming, Yunnan Province.

Eleven experts from National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal, University of Dhaka, Nanyang Technological University, Tsinghua University, Kunming University of Science and Technology and Beijing Normal University participated, as well as three representatives from the PMO and donor. Five experts were invited to make presentations during the round-table discussion, sharing experience and technique applications in disaster risk reduction.0617-1

In addition to the discussion, a field visit to Dazhuang, one village in Kunming with a large amount of old rural buildings was organized. Participants also visited the research laboratory of Yunnan Province Center for Earthquake Resistance Technic Research in Faculty of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, Kunming University of Science and technology, watching the shaking table tests and push-over tests.

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