ICDR Speaker Series #21 - Presentation by Participants of "Learn from Japan's Earthquake and Tsunami Crisis"
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 6:00pm to Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 7:30pm

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What: Presentation by Participants of International Field Trip "Learn from Japan's Earthquake and Tsunami Crisis

Date/Time: Tuesday, October 15 @ 6:00pm-7:30pm

Location: PSU Urban Center Building, Parsons Gallery (Room 212)

Event Description:

In June of 2019, a group of students and practitioners from diverse background and academic discipline joined the international field trip, "Learn from Japan's Earthquake and Tsunami Crisis", to learn first hand about the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami.

This 7-day intensive program included visits to various cities in the Tohoku (Northeaset) region as well as Tokyo, with meetings with leaders in local communities, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, businesses and universities who shared valuable lessons from the disaster and the process of recovery and rebuilding efforts that continue to this day.

At this event, program participants will present their experiences and takeaways from the trip through different themes that impact disaster preparedness and community resilience. Please join us for an opportunity to learn from the group, and for an opportunity to discuss about what we can all learn from Japan.


This event is brought to you by the Initiative for Community and Disaster Resilience (ICDR) at PSU Center for Public Service. Learn more about ICDR here.