Our Mission

The mission of ICHARM is to serve as the Global Centre of Excellence for Water Hazard and Risk Management by, inter alia, observing and analyzing natural and social phenomena, developing methodologies and tools, building capacities, creating knowledge networks, and disseminating lessons and information in order to help governments and all stakeholders manage risks of water-related hazards at global, national, and community levels.
( Revision on 25th February, 2014 ( Partially citation ) )

14 February 2017
ICHARM Newsletter Volume 11 No.4 (Issue No.43) is now available check

The latest version of ICHARM newsletter is now available.

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- Message from Director
- Advisor's activities
- ADB Myanmar project (TA-8456) Complete:
- HELP-IFI side event in Jakarta, Indonesia
- The Associated Programme on Flood Management (APFM) Advisory and Management Committees in Switzerland
- Workshop on the use of risk information regarding water-related disasters in the Philippines
- Participate to UN ESCAP Training "Regional Training for Flood Forecasting in Transboundary River Basins" in Thailand
- Open-ended intergovernmental expert working group on indicators and terminology relating to disaster risk reduction: Informal consultations of the Chair and Third Session
- UNESCO conference at Pakistan
- Visitors from Yangon Technical University
- Typhoon Committee holds 11th integrated workshop in Phillipines
- Tacloban City two years after Typhoon Haiyan
- Visitors from Ministry of Water Resources and Bangladesh Water Development Board
- Visit by international students of University of Tsukuba
- APRSAF23 and SAFE workshop in the Philippines
- Promoting water resources sustainability with isotopic techniques in countries of the Asia-Pacific Region
- Visitors from the Water Resources Department of Bihar, India
- Participation in the fifteenth session of the Commission for Hydrology of World Meteorological Organization in Italy
- Characteristics of Flood and Associated Disaster in Omoto River Basin in August 2016
- International conference on flash floods in Egypt
- Field investigation and workshop in Nepal
- 57th and 58th ICHARM R&D seminar held
  Dr. Yasutaka Wakazuki, Associate Professor of Ibaraki University
  Prof. Srikantha Herath, Senior Advisor to Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development, Gov. of Sri Lanka
- Study tour by master’s program students
- Application for Ph.D. Program in Disaster Management
- ICHARM 10th anniversary publication
- Comment from the internship student
- Personnel change announcement
- Publication List

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14 February 2017
Message from Director updated.   check

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30 January 2017
Two Research Specialist Positions Available check

ICHARM is now accepting 2 application for Research Specialist positions.
Deadline: 17:00 (Japan time), 27th February 2017
Click here to view the information on the application guidelines.

11 January 2017
ICHARM Brochure has been updated. check

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21 December 2016
Accepting applications for Ph. D. Disaster Management Program 2017   check
ICHARM and GRIPS are now accepting applications for Ph. D. Disaster Management Program 2017.
Deadline: March 3, 2017
For more detail, please visit our "Doctoral Course" site.

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