International Center for Collaborative Research on Disaster Risk Reduction

International Center for Collaborative Research on Disaster Risk Reduction

ICCR-DRR

Two major activities are conducted in ICCR-DRR to promote south-south cooperation and to contribute to the achievement of the overall objectives of CBDM Asia II:

1)  Collaborative Research Projects

a.  Development, testing, demonstration and training of better-built procedures and retrofit techniques for non-engineered housing in urban and rural areas of the Himalayan belt.  (Video)

Team Leader: Prof. Ming WANG   Beijing Normal University

Key Partners (institutes):

-National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal;                        

-Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology;                               

-Kunming University of Science and Technology;                           

-Tsinghua University;

 

b. Response of Natural Disasters through Resilience: Addressing Extreme Climatic Disasters to Annihilate the Insecurity of Food, Nutrition and Livelihood – A Study on Disaster affected Countries of Asia.

Team Leader: Prof. Ilan Kelman   University College London

Key Partners (institutes):

– University of Dhaka;                                          

– Khulna University of Engineering and Technology;                               

– Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology;

– Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology;

 

2) International Research Network Activities

Researches approved after the 1st round call for proposals:

a.  Integration of Science, Technology and Indigenous Knowledge into Community-based Disaster Risk Management in Bangladesh.

-Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies, University of Dhaka;

 

b.  Exploring Adaptive Risk Management in Food Security and Its Challenges towards Sustainable Development.

Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies, University of Dhaka;

 

c.  Research on Storm Surge Disaster Emergency Evacuation Map Drafting-Case Study of Pingyang County, Zhejiang Province.

National Marine Hazard Mitigation Service, China;

 

d.  Vulnerability and Disaster Response Capability of Women and Children at Community Level.

Institute for Disaster Management and Reconstruction, Sichuan University;

 

Researches approved after the 2nd round call for proposals:

e.  Rapid Assessment of Flood Damage and Community-based Risk Mapping in Flood Diversion Area-Case Study in Wuhan, Hubei Province

Wuhan University;

 

f.  Earthquake Insurance of Rural Community in Yunnan Province: Investigation on Willingness of Householders and Pilot Research on Insurance Rate

Kunming University of Science and Technology;

 

g.  The 28 September 2016 Suichang Landslide, Eastern China: A case study to revisit Community Based Disaster Risk Management

The University of Newcastle;

 

h.  CROSSH-China Resilience of Schools to Seismic Hazard: a case study in Proposer: School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Newcastle University

University College London;

 

i.  Building Resilient City through Integrated Community Based Disaster and Risk Management

Institute for Disaster Management and Reconstruction, Sichuan University;

 

Researches approved after the 3rd round call for proposals:

j.  Investigation and assessment on community disaster risk and mitigation capacity: A case study of Chinese typical communities

National Disaster Reduction Center of China;

 

k.  Systematization of Community-based DRR Services at Three Levels

National Disaster Reduction Center of China;

 

l.  Designing index-based livestock insurance for managing snow disaster risk in central Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau

Beijing Normal University;

 

m.  Investigating The Effectiveness of Earthquake Risk Reduction Strategies for Textile Industry Workers in Chittagong, Bangladesh

Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh;

 

n.  Weight-based Traffic Safety Risk Management On Hazy/Foggy Weather Conditions

Tongji University;