Disaster Prevention Seminar & Workshop
for International Students, Foreign Residents and Japanese


Disaster prevention seminars & workshops will be held by lecturers from the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake Memorial Disaster Reducation and Human Renovation Institution (DRI).Let's think together about natural disasters in Japan and how we should behave to survive in the real disaster in the future through seminars and workshops.

Date Wednesday, March 9, 2022 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Venue Online @Zoom
Applicants International students, foreign residents and Japanese in Hyogo Prefecture
*Even those who are not confident in their Japanese can participate in this event in English.
Instructor Dr. Zi Yang
Dr. Abel Táiti Konno Pinheiro
Senior Researcher, the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake Memorial Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution


13:00 - 13:30 Seminar : Disaster in Japan and Disaster Literacy
Understand about disasters in Japan and important points while listening to the lecture. The lecture will speak in Japanese. The materials are written in Japanese and English. You can also ask question in English.
13:30 - 14:50 Workshop : What would you do at that time?
Each participant will be asked to imagine what an earthquake would be like and what actions they would take, based on their own life situation. The participants will then share their imagery with the group. You can train in Japanese or English, whichever you prefer. You can ask question in English.
14:50 - 15:00 Summary