Disaster Risk Reduction

CITYNET Yokohama Project Office supports the SDGs
 

What is CITYNET’s disaster cluster?

The CITYNET Disaster Cluster was established in 2005 in response to the 2004 Sumatra Earthquake and Indian Ocean Tsunami, and the 2005 Kashmir Earthquake. The Disaster Cluster has been implementing various projects such as the reconstruction of a school in Pakistan, construction of a community center in Sri Lanka and Indonesia and exchanging of information on crisis management between members. The current Lead-City of the Cluster is the City of Yokohama, supported by Co-Lead City, City Government of Makati Click here for a list of Disaster Cluster members The Disaster Cluster utilizes CITYNET’s network to share information and promote city-to-city cooperation with the aim to decrease disaster risk and improve capacity in disaster preparedness among member cities.

Reports from Disaster Cluster Activities from previous years

10th CITYNET Disaster Cluster Seminar

This event has already finished.

Seminar duration

August 31 2017 – September 3rd, 2017

Seminar Location

Yokohama city

Venue

Intercontinental Yokohama Grand (1-1-1 Minatomirai Nishi-ku Yokohama, JAPAN)

Participating cities

16 cities 2 organizations (only including CITYNET member cities and orgs)

Program

Click here for the program

Report

10th CITYNET Disaster Cluster Seminar Special Report

Partners

Project Framework

This project was implemented as a project funded by the Council of Local authorities for International Relations grant.

References

World Bank-Sharing Japanese Expertise in Emergency Preparedness and Response (EP&R) Systems at National and Local levelshttp://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2017/10/12/sharing-japanese-expertise-in-emergency-preparedness-and-response-systems-at-national-and-local-levels

History of Disaster Cluster

 
横Site visit to Yokohama City’s Waterworks Bureau – emergency water hydrant (2015)

Site visit to Yokohama City’s Waterworks Bureau – emergency water hydrant (2015)

Site visit to Tsuzuki Ward Higashiyamata Fire brigade (2015)

Site visit to Tsuzuki Ward Higashiyamata Fire brigade (2015)

CITYNET’s 9th Disaster Cluster Seminar (2016, Taipei)

CITYNET’s 9th Disaster Cluster Seminar (2016, Taipei)

員山子分洪道(放水路)の視察(2016年、新北市)

Site visit to Yuanshanzi Flood Channel (2016 New Taipei)

Participation in Yokohama City Annual Disaster Prevention Drill(2017)

Participation in Yokohama City Annual Disaster Prevention Drill(2017)

Site visit to Yokohama City Fire Bureau (2017)

Site visit to Yokohama City Fire Bureau (2017)

Movies

  • 7th Disaster Cluster Seminar (2014)

  • 7th Disaster Cluster Seminar – Site visit (2014)

  • 8th Disaster Cluster Seminar (2015)

  • 10th Disaster Cluster Seminar (2017)

Reports

  • 7th (2014, Yokohama)

  • 8th (2015, Yokohama)

  • 9th (2016, Taipei)

  • 10th (2017, Yokohama)