The 6th AIWEST-DR in conjunction with SCSTW-4 will be organized in a three-day workshop, November 22th – 24th, 2011, at the Hermes Palace Hotel, Banda Aceh, Indonesia with a technical visit after the workshop, November 24th 2011.


Topics to be discussed and presented include:

  • Engineering design and construction for tsunami impact reduction;
  • Numerical simulations and physical modeling of tsunami evolutions;
  • Tsunami community preparedness;
  • Tsunami risk reduction;
  • Tsunami rescue operation;
  • Tsunami risk mapping and evacuation routes;
  • Human resource program for tsunami education and outreach;
  • Restoration program and city planning after earthquakes and tsunamis;
  • Role of coastal vegetations and their recovery after tsunamis;
  • Related subjects such as storm surge, typhoons and coastal flooding etc.
  • Review of Recoveries in Tsunami-Affected Countries
  • Early Warning Systems
  • Geotechnical and Hydrodynamical Modeling
  • Disaster Risk Reduction & Management
  • Disaster Preparedness & Education
  • Community-Based Disaster Risk Management
  • Environmental Assessment and Management
  • Geohazard / Georisk DataBase Development
  • Climate Change Adaptation and DRR
  • Disasters and Food Security
  • GIS & Remote Sensing in DRR
  • Medical Service and Nursing in DRR
  • Contingency Planning