Integrated Disaster Reduction Systems
The laboratory is exploring effective education systems, risk communication systems, evacuation methods and emergency response policies to establish ‘practice-oriented’ disaster risk reduction systems based on social science disciplines such as social psychology, sociology, and institutional economics.
Disaster Risk Management
They analyze physical and socio-economic impacts of Natechs (Natural-disaster-triggered technological accidents) and countermeasures for reducing overall losses and increasing societal resilience by applying multidisciplinary skills and knowledge from a variety of disciplines such as engineering, sociology, economics, and disaster risk management.
Disaster Information Systems
The goal is to establish design methodologies for development of effective disaster management systems against various types of disaster for National/Local Government, local communities in affected areas and disaster relief organizations.