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Malaysia to learn from Japan’s disaster experiences

Source(s):  Japan News, the - Yomiuri Shimbun

In a bid to strengthen its preparedness against natural disasters including flooding, Malaysia will start a project to learn the expertise Japan has accumulated through its experiences with frequent disasters, reports the Japan News.

The Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology, a Kuala Lumpur-based college that provides Japanese-style engineering education with assistance from Japanese universities, including the dispatch of teachers, will establish a master’s course to teach disaster management in September 2016. In view of the serious damage, the Malaysian government decided to set up a disaster response center in order to cultivate specialists, carry out disaster research and work on related development.

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  • Publication date 27 Dec 2015

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