(38)Transdisciplinary Approach (TDA) for Building Societal Resilience to Disasters ‒ Efforts towards Achieving the Goals of Sendai Framework ‒


Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE)


Kuniyoshi Takeuchi
Emeritus Professor, Yamanashi University
"Outline of TC21 and Purpose of the Session"
Masaru Arakida
Asian Disaster Reduction Center
"Past and Current Activities and Future Plans of TC21"
Senro Kuraoka
Nippon Koei Co., Ltd
"Understanding of TDA, based on Activities of TC21, and Future Challenges"
Masako Yoneda
Special Research Professor, Keio University
"Effort of TDA by Japan Academic Network for Disaster Reduction"
Harkunti Rahayu
Professor, Bandung Institute of Technology
"Efforts against Disasters' Root Causes through the Practice of TDA in Indonesia"
Ting-Chi Tsao
Sinotech Engineering Consultants, Inc.
"Efforts against Disasters' Root Causes through the Practice of TDA in Taiwan"
Takako Izumi
Associate Professor, Tohoku University
"Significance and Aim of TC21's Activities to Achieve the Goals of Sendai Framework"


Kuniyoshi Takeuchi
Whole Room Discussion and Conclusion


This session presents the actual cases of DRR, where emphasis will be placed on transdisciplinary approach; the institutional scheme to establish efficient processes of scientific knowledge-based decision-making to implement DRR. Takeaway of the session will be the remarks that are reached through discussing the factors and mechanisms of actual DRR cases in light of the Sendai Framework.