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Disaster Risk Management

– Institution and Community Development
In line with the increase in the frequency, types, and intensity of the natural disasters in the country, the HLCEE-UGM has always keeping involve with efforts in mitigating the negative impacts due to such natural disasters. One of the biggest experience owned by the HLCEE-UGM was that in carrying out the Study on Institution and Community Development at Mt. Merapi Area, in collaboration with the Sanitation and Environmental Laboratory, Universitas Gadjah Mada duringĀ  2007, 2008, and 2009, and with Kyoto University in 2009. Several activities have been conducted those have madeĀ  significant increase of not only the staff’s capacity of the related institutions, but also the local community capacity in dealing with Mt. Merapi disaster risk management.