CWS Japan continues to strengthen its partnership with the academic / science community and was part of the 30 Innovations for Disaster Risk Reduction launch. The collection details innovative products and approaches assessed to be effective in contributing to reducing disaster risks as well as a summary the survey used to determine the DRR innovations considered to be the most effective. The study was done by a team of experts from Keio University, the University of Tokyo, United Nations University, CWS Japan and the International Research Institute for Disaster Science of Tohoku University under the auspices of the APRU Multi-Hazards Program. It will also be highlighted at Global Platform for DRR in Geneva, in May.
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