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International forum on tsunami and earthquake: experts meeting - summary report

Source(s):  Hyogo Prefectural Government (HPG)
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
International Labour Organization (ILO)
International Recovery Platform (IRP)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA)
United Nations Human Settlements Programme - Headquarters (UN-HABITAT)
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Hyogo Liaison Office (UNISDR Hyogo)
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (OCHA ROAP)
World Bank, the (WB)

Progress of the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action and recovery from tsunami and earthquake, 16 January 2007, International Conference Center, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan

On January 16, the Experts Meeting was organized to verify the progress made in recovery efforts implemented in tsunami- and earthquake-hit regions and to come up with concrete measures to achieve better recovery. The Experts Meeting comprised three thematic group discussions, on “Housing” “Livelihood” and “Organizational and Institutional Arrangements,” for a recovery with a view to build back better as well as a plenary session.

On the occasion of the 2nd anniversary of the World Conference on Disaster Reduction (WCDR) and the Indian Ocean Tsunami, together with the 12th anniversary of the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake, the International Forum on Tsunami and Earthquake was organized with the theme “Progress of the Implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action and Recovery from Tsunami and Earthquake” on January 15 and 16, 2007.

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  • International forum on tsunami and earthquake: experts meeting - summary report
  • Publication date 2007
  • Number of pages 94 p.

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