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Session Overview
 
Date: Sunday, 26/Aug/2012
2:00pm
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3:30pm
SUN1.1: Resilient development practice – from fragmentation towards integration; from theory into action
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Stephen J. LATHAM, World Vision Switzerland
Workshop organized by World Vision
Presentations

Resilient development practice – from fragmentation towards integration; from theory into action

Stephen J. LATHAM

World Vision


 
Date: Monday, 27/Aug/2012
1:00pm
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2:30pm
MON4.5: Governance and decision making in DRR
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Qian YE, Integrated Risk Governance Project/IHDP
Chair: Helen T SULLIVAN, Rider University
Session
Presentations

A study of the performance of risk and vulnerability assessments by Swedish Public Agencies

Marcus ABRAHAMSSON1,2, Kerstin ERIKSSON1,2, Henrik HASSEL1,2, Kurt PETERSEN1,2, Henrik TEHLER1,2

1: Lund University Centre for Risk Assessment and Management, Sweden; 2: Department of Fire Safety Engineering and Systems Safety, Lund University, Sweden


Social unrest: a systemic risk perspective

Ortwinn RENN

University of Stuttgart, Germany, Federal Republic of


Dealing with disaster in transitional democracies

Fredrik BYNANDER1,2

1: Centre for natural Disaster Research, Sweden, Kingdom of; 2: National Centre for Crisis management Research and Training (CRISMART)


A disaster management framework for coping with acts of extreme violence in school settings: a field study

Camelia DUMITRIU1, Carmen Aida HUTU2

1: Université du Québec À Montréal (Quebec University at Montreal) UQAM, Canada; 2: Gh. ASACHI University, Iasi, Romania


Risky talks and talking risks in disaster management: a way forward or backward?

Nibedita Shankar RAY-BENNETT

University of Leicester, United Kingdom


Have we finally found the elusive "Higgs Boson" particle of disaster risk Reduction?

Walter West HAYS

Global Alliance For Disaster Reduction

2:40pm
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4:10pm
MON5.5: Megadisasters and cascading effects
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Ansa MASAUD, UN-Habitat

Session

Presentations

Black swans, shapeshifters and flexibility

Geary Wayne SIKICH

Logical Management Systems, Corp., United States of America


Global perspective on seismic risk reduction and resilient disaster reconstruction

H Kit MIYAMOTO, Amir S GILANI

Miyamoto International, United States of America


Simulation and optimization of cascading effects - strategic multilayered risk management

Stefan PICKL

Universität der Bundeswehr München, Germany, Federal Republic of


Severe accidents of nuclear power plants in Europe: possible consequences and mapping of risk

Petra SEIBERT1, Delia ARNOLD1,4, Gabriele MRAZ3, Nikolaus ARNOLD2, Klaus GUFLER2, Helga KROMP-KOLB1, Wolfgang KROMP2, Philipp SUTTER3, Antonia WENISH3

1: Institute of Meteorology, BOKU, Austria, Republic of; 2: Institute for Security and Risk Sciences, BOKU, Austria, Republic of; 3: Austrian Institute of Ecology, Austria, Republic of; 4: Institute of Energy Technologies (INTE), Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), Barcelona, Spain


Risk of large oil spills: A statistical analysis in the aftermath of Deep Water Horizon

Petrissa ECKLE, Peter BURGHERR, Edouard MICHAUX

Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland


Formation mechanism, process and risk evaluation system of disaster chain

Peijun SHI1,2,3, Jing’ai WANG1,3,4, Wei XU2,3, Jiabing SHUAI1,2, Lili LU1,2, Feng KONG1,2, Qinqing SHI5

1: State Key Laboratory of Earth Surface Processes and Resource Ecology of Beijing Normal University, China; 2: Key Laboratory of Environmental Change and Natural Disaster of Ministry of Education, Beijing Normal University, China; 3: Academy of Disaster Reduction and Emergency Management of Ministry of Civil Affairs and Ministry of Education, Beijing Normal University, China; 4: School of Geography, Beijing Normal University, China; 5: The University of Maryland, USA

6:40pm
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8:10pm
MON7.4: Disaster risk is a development issue – A development approach to disaster risk assessment and management
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Carlos Anibal VILLACIS, UNDP-BCPR
Training course organized by UNDP-GRIP
Presentations

Disaster risk is a development issue – A development approach to disaster risk assessment and management

Carlos VILLACIS, Jianping YAN

UNDP-GRIP


 
Date: Tuesday, 28/Aug/2012
8:30am
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10:00am
TUE1.5: Information and communication technologies for risk management
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Markku T HÄKKINEN, University of Jyväskylä
Chair: Muhammad Abbas CHOUDHARY, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan
Session
Presentations

Design guidelines for human computer interfaces supporting fire emergency response

Raj PRASANNA1, Lili YANG2, Malcolm KING2

1: University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, Democratic Socialist Republic of; 2: Loughborough University, UK


Development of natural disaster damage investigation system using smartphone in Korea

Jae Woong CHO, Woo Jung CHOI

National Disaster Management Institute, Korea, Republic of


Underpinning sustainability with advanced and visual analytics within the intelligent operations center

Margarete Charlotte DONOVANG-KUHLISCH1, Michael Kenneth SMALL2

1: IBM Deutschland GmbH, Germany, Federal Republic of; 2: IBM Middle East, United Arabian Emirates

1:00pm
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2:30pm
TUE4.5: Mapping tools for risk management
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Peter BURGHERR, Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI)
Chair: Armin HAAS, Potsdam-Institute for Climate Impact Research
Session
Presentations

Relationship of the environmental risk and surface energy budget over the Tibetan Plateau - a remote sensing evidence approach

Qinqing SHI1, Shunlin LIANG1, Peijun SHI2,3,4

1: Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland, United States of America; 2: State Key Laboratory of Earth Surface Processes and Resource Ecology of Beijing Normal University, China; 3: Key Laboratory of Environmental Change and Natural Disaster of Ministry of Education, Beijing Normal University, China; 4: Academy of Disaster Reduction and Emergency Management of Ministry of Civil Affairs and Ministry of Education, Beijing Normal University, China


Developing realistic rapid earthquake damage evaluation method for decision making, using GIS. Case study: Iran Kerman city

Ali PANAHI1, Reza VALIZADEH2, Morteza KARIMZADEH3, Leila FATHI4

1: Department of urban planning, Tabriz branch, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz, Iran; 2: Department of urban planning, Tabriz branch, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz, Iran; 3: Department of arctecture, Sardrood branch, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz, Iran.; 4: Ma urban planing


Extreme forest fires and predictive power of fire danger Indexes: a deepening in the Alpine region

Stefano OLIVERI4, Giampaolo COCCA1, Daniele CANE2, Simona BARBARINO2, Bruna COMINI1, Giacomo GEROSA3

1: ERSAF; 2: Arpa Piemonte; 3: Cattolica University of Brescia; 4: Ecometrics srl


Mapping landslide risk in the Göta river valley, Sweden – methods and experiences

Marius TREMBLAY, Yvonne ANDERSSON-SKÖLD, Per-Evert BENGTSSON, Stefan FALEMO, Mats ÖBERG

Swedish Geotechnical Institute, Sweden


Mapping the flood disaster risk of metropolitan region in the Yangtze River Delta of China

Yin ZHOU1,2, Jing'ai WANG1,2,3, Wei XU3,4, Yao ZHOU1,2

1: School of Geography, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, China; 2: Key Laboratory of Regional Geography, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, China; 3: State Key Laboratory of Earth Surface Processes and Resource Ecology, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, China; 4: Academy of Disaster Reduction and Emergency Management, Ministry of Civil Affairs & Ministry of Education, Beijing 100875, China

2:40pm
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4:10pm
TUE5.5: Environmental changes and health implications
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Virginia MURRAY, Health Protection Agency
Chair: Monica Lynn SCHOCH-SPANA, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Session
Presentations

A new public health concept for risk governance of vector-borne infections

Kerstin Maja DRESSEL, Steffen SCHUELE

sine-Institut gGmbH, Germany, Federal Republic of


Vulnerability analysis of women's health in natural disasters and proposed strategies for risk reduction

Katayoun JAHANGIRI2, Yasamin O. IZADKHAH1, Jila SADIGHI2

1: International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology (IIEES), Iran, Islamic Republic of; 2: Iranian Institute for Health Sciences Research (IHSR), Iran, Islamic Republic of


Haiti, two years later: What has happened to the injured? Factors affecting social integration of the 12th January 2010 earthquake victims in Port-au-Prince

Nezha KHALLAF1, Lou SHANG1, Joel MULLER1, Stéphane CALLENS1, Thierry ALLAFORT-DUVERGER2, Nikki BLACKWELL2, Marie-Christine DELAUCHE2, Hervé LE PERFF2

1: LEM UMR 8179, Lille, France; 2: ALIMA (Alliance for International Medical Action), Senegal, Republic of


The Global Leptospirosis Environmental Action Network: strengthening the public health prevention and outbreak control strategy

Eric BERTHERAT1, Michel JANCLOES2, Emily FIRTH1, Kara DURSKI1

1: WHO, Switzerland; 2: Health and Climate Foundation


Future epidemics of malaria: the potential of climate change induced malaria and its potential mitigation in Sri Lanka

Shayani WEERESINGHE

Independent researcher, Sri Lanka, Democratic Socialist Republic of


 
Date: Wednesday, 29/Aug/2012
8:30am
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10:00am
WED1.5: Critical infrastructures II
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Daniel KULL, World Bank
Chair: John HANDMER, RMIT University
Session
Presentations

Management of the continuity services in water infrastructure (case study: emergency drinking water management in Tehran metropolitan)

Abdollah MOZAFARI, Seyed Majid JEDDI, Sakineh MOHAMMADI, Gholam Reza JALALI

Tehran Disaster Mitigation and Management Organization (TDMMO), Iran, Islamic Republic of


Comparative risk assessment of energy technologies in the context of energy security and sustainability

Peter BURGHERR, Petrissa ECKLE, Stefan HIRSCHBERG

Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI), Switzerland


Sustainable reconstruction of critical infrastructure

Alida SALEH

Exp Services Inc., Canada / Harvard University


A comparison of regular and disrupted operations for route planning in freight transportation

Maximilian BROCK1, Tilman MATTEIS2, Cristina HAYDEN1, Li ZHANG2, Wendelin GROSS1

1: 4flow AG, Germany, Federal Republic of; 2: Institute for Economic Policy Research, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, Federal Republic of


The role of emergency transportation network in crisis management

Fatemeh SALEH

Tehran Disaster Mitigation and Management Organization, Iran, Islamic Republic of Iran


Spatio-temporal analyses of the impacts of extreme weather events on renewable energies and advancing local decision-making in climate mitigation concepts

Jeannette SIEBER

European Institute for Energy Research (EIFER), Germany, Federal Republic of


Heterogeneous Structural Development in megacities in Iran; a Factor hindering optimal performance of rescue forces in crisis response phase

Reza BATHAEE1, Hossein TEIMOORI2

1: INDM Conference (Founder) Iran; 2: Master in Technology Management

1:00pm
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2:30pm
WED4.5: Climate change: impacts, preparedness and adaptation
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Adolfo MASCARENHAS, LINKS Trust Fund
Chair: Man Cheung CHUNG, Zayed University
Session
Presentations

The impact of uncertainties and risks on cooperation and conflict in transboundary water management

Itay FISCHHENDLER

hebrew university, Israel, State of


Climate change risk analysis as a basis for a national climate change adaptation strategy in Switzerland

Niels HOLTHAUSEN1, Pamela KÖLLNER-HECK2, Michael BRÜNDL3, Peter LOCHER1, Marco PÜTZ4, Sabine PERCH-NIELSEN1, Lilian BLASER1, Thomas PROBST2, Roland HOHMANN2

1: Ernst Basler + Partner, Switzerland; 2: Federal Office for the Environment, Switzerland; 3: WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF, Switzerland; 4: Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, Switzerland


Weather aware, climate prepared.

Tim DONOVAN, Tom BUTCHER

Met Office, United Kingdom


Climate change, natural resources, institution and the value of research from a global to a local perspective in Mwanga district Kilimanjaro region, Tanzania

Adolfo Caridade MASCARENHAS

LINKS Trust Fund, Tanzania, United Republic of


The climate change impact and adaptation strategy on disaster in Taiwan

Yung-ming CHEN1, Liang-chun CHEN1,2

1: Natinonal Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction, Taiwan, Republic of China; 2: National Taiwan University, Graduate Institute of Building and Planning


Diagnosis of climate-related risks by using a Bayesian updating method – a case study of summer temperature in China

YunYun JIN1,2, Ming WANG1,2, PeiJun SHI1,2, SaiNi YANG1,2

1: State Key Laboratory of Earth Surface Processes & Resource Ecology,Beijing 100875,China; 2: Academy of Disaster Reduction and Emergency Management Ministry of Civil Affairs & Ministry of Education,Beijing Normal University,Beijing 100875,China


Coping with floods in a riverbank-settlement in Jakarta, Indonesia. An interdisciplinary approach to human actor's heterogeneous risk-strategies

Roanne VAN VOORST1, Michel HANDGRAAF2

1: UvA, Netherlands, Kingdom of the; 2: Wageningen University, Netherlands, Kingdom of the

2:40pm
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4:10pm
WED5.5: Special Swiss Re session on Financial Tools for Disaster Risk Management
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Esther BAUR, Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd
Organized by Swiss Re
Presentations

Special Swiss Re session on financial tools for disaster risk management

Esther BAUR

Swiss Reinsurance Ltd


Regional insurance facility in Central America – an integrated approach to risk management and risk transfer

Guillermo COLLICH

Inter-American Development Bank


Boosting agricultural production and stabilizing farmers' income through index insurance in Vietnam

Dang The VINH

Vina Re


Proposal for a national earthquake insurance program for Greece

Aglaia PETSETI

University of Pireaus


Bundling of risks for disaster proofing

Rajagopalan DEVABALAN

CARE, India, Republic of


Lessons from various microinsurance schemes and key success factors

Mario WILHELM

Swiss Reinsurance Ltd


 
Date: Thursday, 30/Aug/2012
1:00pm
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2:30pm
THU4.5: Health within disaster risk reduction
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Monica Lynn SCHOCH-SPANA, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Chair: Christine Marie KENNEY, Edith Cowan University
Session
Presentations

The DITAC Project - Development of a Disaster Training curriculum (DITAC)

Philipp FISCHER

Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Bonn, Germany


“Embedded health systems analysis”: A framework for effective disaster mitigation & response

Samantha WATSON, James RUDGE, Richard COKER

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Thailand, Kingdom of


2012-2025 roadmap of I.R.Iran's Health Disaster Management

Ali ARDALAN1, Mohammad Hossein RAJAEI1, Gholamreza MASOOMI2, Seyed Ali AZIN3, Vahid ZONOOBI2, Mohammad SARVAR2, Khorshid VASKOUIE2, Elham AHMADNEZHAD1, Gelareh JAFARI1

1: I.R Iran National Institute of Health Research, Iran, Islamic Republic of; 2: I.R Iran Ministry of Health; 3: Iranian Institute for Health Sciences Research


A comparison of functional outcomes at one year between two cohorts of patients with extremity limb trauma following the Haitian earthquake in 2010

Marie Christine DELAUCHE1, Hervé LE PERFF1, Nikki BLACKWELL1, Thierry ALLAFORT-DUVERGER1, Stéphane CALLENS2, Joel MULLER2, Nezha KHALLAF2, Lou SHANG2

1: ALIMA (Alliance for International Medical Action), Senegal, Republic of; 2: LEM UMR 8179, Lille, France


Safe water adaptability index for salinity, arsenic and drought risk in south-west of Bangladesh

Md. Anwarul ABEDIN, Rajib SHAW

Kyoto University, Japan


The role of pandemic plans in ethical preparedness and resilience

A.M. VIENS

Ruhr University, Germany, Federal Republic of


Occupational health of front line workers responding to earthquakes in New Zealand: workplace cultures- vulnerability, resistance and resilience.

Kirsten Marina LOVELOCK1, David MCBRIDE1, Daniel SHEPHERD2, Rex BILLINGTON2

1: University of Otago, New Zealand; 2: Auckland University of Technology

2:40pm
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4:10pm
THU5.5: Medical emergencies
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Philipp FISCHER, University Hospital Bonn
Chair: Olivier HAGON, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC

Session

Presentations

Development of guidelines for psychosocial support for uniformed services, volunteers and hospital staff in case of a Chemical, Biological, Radiological or Nuclear (CBRN) incident

Magda W. ROOZE

Impact/Arq Psychotrauma Expert Group, Netherlands, Kingdom of the


The dual use of field hospital in peace time and in war time. The Italian experience of Alpini field hospital during disasters.

Alessandra ROSSODIVITA1, Roberto FACCINCANI1, Lucio Pantaleo LOSAPIO2, Michele CARLUCCI1

1: San Raffaele Hospital Scientific Foundation, Milan, Italy; 2: Gruppo Intervento Medico-Chirurgico , Ospedale da CampoA.N.A. Italian Association of Alpini, Onlus Foundation; Bergamo, Italy


Multi-Agency Surge Tactical Facility (MAST-F) - applicable lessons from a mobile hospital team

Michael Kellyn THRALLS1,2,3

1: MESH, United States of America; 2: Indianapolis EMS, United States of America; 3: Developing World Missions, INC., United States of America


Medical treatment options and patient preference: the case of the limb-trauma victims of the earthquake in Haiti on January 12, 2010

Nezha KHALLAF1, Lou SHANG1, Joel MULLER1, Stéphane CALLENS1, Nikki BLACKWELL2, Marie Christine DELAUCHE2, Thierry ALLAFORT-DUVERGER2, Hervé LE PERFF2

1: LEM UMR 8179, Lille, France; 2: ALIMA (Alliance for International Medical Action), Senegal, Republic of


One-year follow up of care received by a cohort of patients treated with limb amputation following the earthquake in Haiti

Marie Christine DELAUCHE1, Hervé LE PERFF1, Nikki BLACKWELL1, Thierry ALLAFORT-DUVERGER1, Stéphane CALLENS2, Joel MULLER2, Nezha KHALLAF2, Lou SHANG2

1: ALIMA (Alliance for International Medical Action), Senegal, Republic of; 2: LEM UMR 8179, Lille, France