International Center for Collaborative Research on Disaster Risk Reduction

International Center for Collaborative Research on Disaster Risk Reduction

ICCR-DRR

  • Researches Sponsored by ICCR-DRR
    21 March 2017 View:Counts
    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…
  • Research Topics of ICCR-DRR
    22 September 2016 View:Counts
    With the global climate change and continuous development of social economy, the situation of disaster prevention and reduction is becoming increasingly severe. In some developing countries or regions, which are weaker in natural eco-environment, social and economic development levels are relatively lagged behind. To promote south-south cooperation and to contribute to the achievement of the overall objectives of CBDM Asia II, ICCR-DRR conducts researches related to the following topics:   1. Community-based Disaster Risk Management The research focuses on people-oriented bottom-up disaster management model and aims to control and reduce disaster risks to achieve maximum security protection at the lowest cost on the basis of natural disaster risk identification, analysis and evaluation, via encouraging people to participate in the whole process of disaster prevention and mitigation. At present, strengthening community-based disaster risk management is one of the leading research trends in global disaster risk reduction, which will make contributions to…