IFLA Asia Pacific Region webinar: ‘Living with tsunami: extreme water resilient rural landscapes’ 31 March 2022!

IFLA Asia Pacific Region webinar: ‘Living with tsunami: extreme water resilient rural landscapes’ 31 March 2022!

We are pleased to inform you that the IFLA Working Group on Agriculture and Landscape will organize the webinar “Living with Tsunami: Extreme Water Resilient Rural Landscapes”

This webinar will explore the major issues/obstacles of the reconstruction or planning processes, observed after the devastating tsunami disasters in Japan and Indonesia. The panelists will discuss how we should utilize the lessons learned for future landscape planning and sustainable rural development in Tonga and other disaster-prone areas.


Speakers:

Ms. Dewi Rezalini Anwar (Dept. of Landscape Architecture, Faculty of Agriculture, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia)
Dr. Misato Uehara (Associate Professor, Research Center for Social Systems, Shinshu University, Japan)
Mr. Kiyohito Tamotsu (Director, LOSFEE co., Ltd.)
Dr. Colleen Mercer Clarke (Chair, IFLA Committee on Professional Practice and Policy)

Panelists:
Mr. Carlos Jankilevich (Chair, IFLA Working Group on Agriculture and Landscape)
Dr. Salma Samaha (Chair, IFLA Education and Academic Affairs)

The following online platform was developed by Shinshu University with the financial support from the Japan Prize Foundation. Picture shows and lecture videos are provided free of charge. Please have a look!

Program:
1. Opening remarks (Mr. Carlos Jankilevich)
2. Experience and lessons learned from the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami (Dr. Misato Uehara)
3. Experience and lessons learned from the Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami in Indonesia (Ms. Dewi Rezalini Anwar)
4. Current status of the tsunami disaster in the Kingdom of Tonga (Mr. Kiyohito Tamotsu)
5. Discussions with the panelists

Online Platform to Share the Experiences of the Great East Japan Earthquake 2011:

Date: 31 March 2022, Thursday

Time:
GMT: 12:00-13:30
Costa Rica: 6:00-7:30 (CST)
Ottawa, Canada: 7:00-8:30 (EST)
Lebanon: 14:00-15:30 (EET)
Indonesia: 19:00-20:30 (WIB)
Japan: 21:00-22:30 (JST)
Signup link: https://00m.in/xKLZ8

Living with disasters: How did Shinchi Town recover from the damages of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster in 2011? https://living-with-disaster-misato-uehara-s-school.teachable.com/p/livening-with-disaster/

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