Nominations for “Hamaguchi Award” have been started.

May 7, 2018

 

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 8, 2018.

 

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 7, 2018                                                    Official start of the Hamaguchi Award

                                                                          nomination process.

June 8, 2018                                                   Final deadline for submissions.

June - August 2018                                        Selection of Awardees.

In late October or early November 2018      2018 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)

2018 Hamaguchi Award Nomination Form (See Attachment 2)

2017 Award Ceremony & Commemorative Lectures of Hamaguchi Award
  (See attachment 3-1)

Introduction of 2016 & 2017 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, Iwao NODA

E-mail: hamaguchi_award@pari.go.jp

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

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