Round Table Discussion on Kerala Flood Disaster Management
A Round Table Discussion on Kerala Flood Disaster Management was held at the Joan Robinson hall on 8th January, 2019.The team met with Professor Sunil Mani, Director, CDS.
The introductory session on the recent floods was given by Professor S. Irudaya Rajan. Dr Ginu Zacharia Oommen, Member, Kerala Public Service Commission, Trivandrum shared his own experience with the flood.
The other members of the discussion panel comprised of Professor Manas Chatterji, School of Management, Binghamton University – State University of New York. Guest Professor, Peking University, Beijing, China;
Professor Norio Okada, Kyoto University, Visiting Professor of Kumamoto University, and Adviser to Institute of Disaster Area Revitalization, Regrowth and Governance (IDiARRG), Kwansei Gakuin University, and Former President of Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM) Society;
Professor Bijay Anand Misra, Formerly of School of Architecture and Planning, New Delhi;
Professor Yoshio Kajitani, Professor of Faculty of Design and Engineering, Kagawa University, Takamatsu City, Japan and Prof. Yoshiyuki Yama, School and Graduate School of Human Welfare Studies, Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya City, Japan.