Disaster Risk Management: Japan's Experience in Latin America

  • Thursday, Dec 6, 2012
  • Featuring

    Takeshi Takano
    Director General of Latin America and the Caribbean Department, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

    Shusuke Irabu
    Expert of Community-based Disaster Prevention Project, JICA

    Yoshikazu Tachihara
    Chief Representative of El Salvador Office, JICA

    Takashi Ito
    Resident Representative of Chile Office, JICA

    Moderated by

    Daniel F. Runde
    Director of the Project on Prosperity and Development and William A. Schreyer Chair in Global Analysis, CSIS 

    Thursday, December 6, 2012 10:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m.
    Fifth Floor Conference Room, CSIS
    1800 K St. NW, Washington, DC 20006

    Please RSVP to ppd@csis.org

    Please join us for a discussion with representatives from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on their experience in disaster risk management in Latin America. Japan, a natural disaster-prone country, has developed measures and cutting-edge technologies to tackle disaster relief and management. JICA works closely with countries around the world to provide knowledge and technology based on Japan's experiences. The panel will offer insights from JICA representatives, who have worked on the ground in Latin America.