29 February, 2016

Workshop on Flood Disaster Reduction in Myanmar



The workshop on flood disaster reduction in Myanmar will be held on 29 February, 2016, co-organized by JST-JICA SATREPS "Development of a Comprehensive Disaster Resilience System and Collaboration Platform in Myanmar" and the Water Cycle Data Integrator (WCI) unit at the Department of Civil Engineering, the University of Tokyo, in cooperation with Yangon Technological University (YTU), Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH) and Irrigation Department (ID), Myanmar.

Date / Time Monday, 29 February, 2016 14:00-17:00
Venue The university of Tokyo, Hongo Campus, Engineering Building 1, Room 16
Organizers JST-JICA SATREPS "Development of a Comprehensive Disaster Resilience System and Collaboration Platform in Myanmar" , the Water Cycle Data Integrator (WCI) unit at the Department of Civil Engineering, the University of Tokyo
Language English (No Interpretation available)
Fees Free of charge
Registration No Registration is Necessary.

Program

14:00 – 14:05 Opening Remarks
Dr. Akiyuki Kawasaki, Associate Professor Department of Civil Engineering, University of Tokyo, Above presentors
14:05 – 14:25 Integrated flood modeling with Water and Energy Budget-based Distributed Hydrological Model (WEB-DHM) and Rainfall-runoff-inundation (RRI) model
Prof. Koike Toshio, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Tokyo Director, ICHARM (International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management)
14:25 – 14:40 Flood analysis and relief measures for Bago River Basin
Ms. Khon Ra, Director of Hydrology Branch Irrigation Department, Myanmar
14:40 – 14:55 Field and numerical study of tidal influences in the lower Bago River
Dr. Takenori Shimozono, Lecturer Dept. of Civil Engineering University of Tokyo
14:55 – 15:10 Flood early warning system and flood study for Bago River Basin
Ms. Htay Htay Than, Director of Hydrology Department of Meteorology and Hydrology, Myanmar
15:10 – 15:25 Coffee break
15:25 – 15:40 Assessment of projected climate changes over Bago River Basin
Dr. Ralph Allen Acierto, Project Researcher Institute of Industrial Sciences, University of Tokyo
15:40 – 15:55 Development of flood inundation map for Bago River Basin using HEC-HMS and HEC-RAS
Dr. Win Win Zin, Associate Professor Civil Engineering Department, Yangon Technological University
15:55 – 16:10 Requirement analysis for flood disaster reduction management in Bago River Basin
Dr. Naohiko Kohtake, Associate Professor Graduate School of System Design and Management, Keio University
16:10 – 16:55 Panel discussion: Integrated approach for flood disaster reduction in Myanmar Dr. Akiyuki Kawasaki, Associate Professor Department of Civil Engineering, University of Tokyo, Above presentors

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