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 ) )

30 September 2015
Introduction video of "International Summer Program on Sustainable Water Management in an era of Big Data" have been opened   

ICHARM and The University of Tokyo have organized an International Summer Program on Sustainable Water Management in an era of Big Data.
This program's introduction video have been opened.

You can download final report from here.

3 September 2015
The 53rd ICHARM R&D Seminar   check

ICHARM will held the 53rd ICHARM R&D Seminar as follows;

M. Levent Kavvas, Distinguished Professor,
University of California, Davis campus
Lecture title:
Maximum Precipitation Estimation over a River Basin by Numerical Atmospheric Modeling

Time: 15:00-17:00, 7th September
Venue: ICHARM Auditorium, PWRI
Language: English only
Others: No reservation is necessary.

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3 August 2015
ICHARM Newsletter Volume 10 No.2 (Issue No.37) is now available check

The latest version of ICHARM newsletter is now available.

- Message from Director
- ICHARM attends the 7th World Water Forum
- Advisor's activities
- Visit by Thai delegates
- ICHARM Open Day joined by local high school students
- 30th ISO/TC113 meeting held in Tokyo
- Visit by Indonesian delegates
- Visit by NAHRIM-Malaysia DG and delegates
- Visit by officer of Malaysia's Education Ministry
- ADB Myanmar project (TA-8456) update: Training on RRI Model and Storm Surge Model and Consultation Meeting
- Workshops on sediment disasters and management in Taipei
- Poster presentations at EGU 2015 on IFI Project
- Discharge measurement workshop in the Shinano River
- International Workshop on Typhoon and Flood in Taiwan
- Symposium on climate change impact and adaptation in water-related disasters
- Joint training for Malaysian experts
- IFAS training in Viet Nam
- Training seminar for Bhutan staff
- Visit by Afgan officers
- M.Sc. Field Tours
- Recent earthquake in Nepal (Contribution)
- New ICHARM Members
- Publication List

You can download from here.

31 July 2015
Message from Director updated.  


30 June 2015
ICHARM has signed MoU with DPRI   

On 29 June 2015, ICHARM and the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI) of Kyoto University signed an MoU to promote educational collaboration and exchange between the two institutes.


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