For various reasons, The 2nd JWF Webinar on 24th June has been rescheduled for 22nd June.
Long-term Investment in Water-related Disaster Risk Reduction
Date and Time:
22nd June 2021(Thu), AM 7:00 - 8:00 (UTC) / PM 4:00 - 5:00 (JST)
Mr. INOUE, Tomoo
Director-General, Water and Disaster Management Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
The Second JWF Webinar will explore the knowledge and experiences accumulated through the history of fighting over water-related disasters such as flooding, debris flows, storm surges and tsunamis around Japan. It will focus on the achievement of long-term investment in flood mitigation projects in Japan, and analyze the continuous reduction of human and economic losses as one of the results of the investment in terms of governance, capacity building and financing. Now that international community, especially Asia-Pacific region, is confronting climate change, this webinar will bring you better understanding of how to adapt climate change.