JDR Vol.19 No.3 pp. 534-538
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2024.p0534


Transdisciplinary Approach: Toward Innovative Recovery and Disaster Risk Reduction

Mikio Ishiwatari*1,† ORCID Icon, Miho Ohara*1,*2, Khamarrul Azahari Razak*3 ORCID Icon, Masashi Inoue*4 ORCID Icon, Xiang Zheng*1 ORCID Icon, and Rajib Shaw*5 ORCID Icon

*1The University of Tokyo
5-1-5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, Chiba 277-8561, Japan

Corresponding author

*2International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management
Tsukuba, Japan

*3Japan International Institute of Technology
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

*4Eight-Japan Engineering Consultants
Tokyo, Japan

*5Keio University
Yokohama, Japan

December 29, 2023
May 9, 2024
June 1, 2024
open data, innovation, policy making, science and technology, stakeholder’s engagement

Disasters affect multiple sectors; therefore, the need for interdisciplinary and collaborative efforts becomes increasingly apparent. The session “Transdisciplinary Approach: Toward Innovative Recovery and Disaster Risk Reduction” aimed to explore the importance and need for a transdisciplinary approach toward advancing disaster risk reduction and recovery. The approach can provide a systematic framework for organizing knowledge and perspectives across different disciplines. Panelists from different countries presented concepts and case studies to illustrate the effectiveness and challenges of this approach. Through presentations and discussions, it was found that this approach can foster innovation and inclusiveness, and that the data generated by science and technology are crucial for the formulation of disaster risk reduction policies.

Cite this article as:
M. Ishiwatari, M. Ohara, K. Razak, M. Inoue, X. Zheng, and R. Shaw, “Transdisciplinary Approach: Toward Innovative Recovery and Disaster Risk Reduction,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.19 No.3, pp. 534-538, 2024.
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