Our first intern arrived at IIGR today

Our first intern arrived at IIGR today. His name is Mr. Eric T. White, and he is a senior at the University of New Hampshire. Eric came to IIGR through the Washington Center for Internships and Academic seminars, and he will work with Leo as Leo’s research assistant.

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Receive the 2013 IAEM Chairman’s Award

In 2013, IIGR received the Chairman’s Award from the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) “For exceptional efforts to establish a strong partnership between Japanese emergency managers and their colleagues globally.” As a new organization that is struggling to address major issues following the 2011 disaster in Japan, we at IIGR felt especially honored to …

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International Institute of Global Resilience (IIGR) Launches D.C. Course as part of Kumamoto University’s HIGO Program

The International Institute of Global Resilience (IIGR), a non profit organization dedicated to improving emergency management worldwide through research and education, today announced it has partnered with Kumamoto University’s Health and Life Science: Interdisciplinary and Glocal Oriented (HIGO) program. Ten students from Japan, Nigeria and Bangladesh were selected for the intensive five day course, hosted …

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IIGR and IAEM Present 2-Day Lecture “Global Resilience from Japan”

For event info, click here. Event Description Two years after the tragic earthquake and tsunami of 3/11, the International Institute of Global Resilience (IIGR) and IAEM are co-hosting “Global Resilience from Japan,” a 2-day lecture featuring globally recognized emergency management leaders. The event will deepen attendees’ understanding of effective disaster response and management, through reflections …

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3.11 Eyewitness “Perspectives from the Ground”

Emergency Management is an applied management science based on American Public Administrative Science. In Japan, there is no concept of “emergency management” or discussion from a perspective of Public Administration or Emergency Management, even one year after the 3.11 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear facility meltdown in Japan. At the IIGR 3.11 Eyewitness “Perspectives from the Ground” forum, …

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