When :from Saturday 7 September, 2013 12:00 to Saturday 21 September, 2013 12:00
Type of event :Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Where :Institute of Disaster Mitigation for Urban Cultural Heritage, Ritsumeikan University, 58, Komatsubara Kitamachi, 603-8341, Kyoto, Japan
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.