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8th International Training Program on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage

When, local time: 
Saturday, 7 September 2013 - 12:00pm to Saturday, 21 September 2013 - 12:00pm
Japan, Kyoto
Type of Event: 
Meeting by Member States or Institutions

UNESCO Chair Program on Cultural Heritage and Risk Management: International Training Course on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage 2013
The year's training program will focus on policies and planning measures for mitigating risks to cultural heritage from multiple hazards such as earthquakes, floods, landslides and fires, especially in rapidly urbanizing context of developing countries. Special techniques for mitigating risks from earthquakes and fires will also be highlighted besides policies, planning and design interventions for long term restoration and rehabilitation of cultural heritage following disaster through a special workshop in the area affected by the Great East Japan Disaster in 2011.