2020 Award Ceremony & Commemorative Lecture of Hamaguchi Award

 2020 Award Ceremony & Commemorative Lecture of Hamaguchi Award (Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Award) was held on November 4th, 2020 in Tokyo.

 Hamaguchi Award is given 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 has been awarded since 2016 due to designation of November 5th as World Tsunami Awareness Day in 2015.

Group Photograph of the 2020 Award Ceremony


  • Prof. Fumihiko Imamura: Director, International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University; Professor, Tsunami Engineering, Japan
  • Prof. Costas Synolakis: Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Southern California, USA and Greece
  • Aceh Tsunami Museum, Indonesia

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