Nominations for “Hamaguchi Award”have been started.

 

 

 

 

 

May 31 2017

 

Nominations for “Hamaguchi Award”have been started.

 

Nominations for “Hamaguchi Award” for individuals and/or organizations that       have made significant contributions to the enhancement of coastal resilience against      tsunami, storm surge and other coastal disasters, have been started until June 30 2017.

 

1.Background of the Award

        Commemorating World Tsunami Awareness Day of November 5, we have inaugurated   

    the “Hamaguchi Award” for individuals and/or organizations that have made significant

    scientific or pragmatic contributions to the enhancement of coastal resilience against tsunami,

    storm surge and other coastal disasters, which will raise people’s awareness of disaster

    resilience. The award is named after Mr. Hamaguchi Goryo who protected and saved a village

    from a tsunami about 150 years ago.

 

2.Qualification

The award is given to individuals and /or organizations that have made significant contributions to the enhancement of coastal resilience against tsunami, storm surge and other coastal disasters.

- Researcher (scientific contributions)

- Practitioner (pragmatic contributions)

  For application, it is necessary to submit a Nomination Form written

 by nominator.

 

3.Schedule(tentative)

May 31, 2017                                      Official start of the Hamaguchi Award

                                                             nomination process.

June 30,2017                                       Final deadline for submissions.

July -  August 2017                             Selection of Awardees.

In early November 2017                     2017 Award Ceremony & Commemorative

                                                              Lectures of Hamaguchi Award.

 

4.Details

For details, please check the Guidelines for Application and Nomination Form.

You can download the Form from the website of the Port and Airport Research Institute.

 

<Attached Documents>

Guidelines for Application on the Hamaguchi Award (See Attachment 1)

2017 Hamaguchi Award Nomination Form (See Attachment 2)

2016 Award Ceremony & Commemorative Lectures of Hamaguchi Award(See attachment 3-1)

Introduction of First Awardees(See attachment 3-2)

 

Contact Information

International Promotion Committee for Tsunami/Coastal Disaster Resilience Technology.

Port and Airport Research Institute (PARI)

National Institute of Maritime, Port and Aviation Technology (MPAT)

Kenichiro SHIMOSAKO, Takuya KONDO

E-mail: hamaguchi_award@ipc.pari.go.jp

TEL   :+81-46-844-5036,5040(Direct Phone) FAX:+81-46-844-5072

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