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The Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction 2015 was held on March 14 to 18 in Sendai, Japan

The Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction 2015 was held on March 14 to 18 in Sendai, Japan. The Honorable Noel Arscott, Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Mr. Richard Thompson, Deputy Director General of ODPEM, JICA Senior Volunteer of ODPEM and his counterpart participated. The conference composition consisted of main meeting, forum and exhibition. The ODPEM successfully exhibited three items at the conference namely: Hazards Handy Manual, Tire-soil Retaining Wall and Damage Assessment Information System. Also, the Manual was donated to the libraries of universities, high schools and the Jamaica Embassy etc.

 


Sendai International Center

 


Main conference room

 


 Conference chaired by the Minister

 

 Participants and media in the International Center

 


Participant observing the Manual at the JICA booth in the Conference Center

 


 Participants receiving the Manuals

 

JICA Senior Volunteer and his counterpart at the JICA booth

 

 

CEDEMA booth at the Sendai Mediatheque

 

Forum at the Tohoku University Hagi Hall

 

Exhibition of Disaster Risk Reduction Industry at the Yume Messe Miyagi

 

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