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XXVIIth World Road Congress
Pre-proceedings of the Congress

Technical Session 1.5 - Disaster Management

Tuesday, October 3 09:30 - 13:00
Chair: Mr. Yukio Adachi, Chair of PIARC TC 1.5 on Disaster Management, Japan
Room: Panorama Hall, 1st floor

This session will present the work accomplished by the PIARC Committee during 2020–2023 on the following issues: 1.5.1 Information and communication in disaster management. 1.5.2 Financial aspects of disaster management. 1.5.3 Update the Disaster Management Manual. The session will be complemented by the outcomes of the call for papers on the following topics: 1. Societal resilience in the face of disasters. 2. Lessons learned from extreme natural events and their contribution to improving resilience. 3. The role of information technology in enhancing socio economic resilience.

  1. Welcome and session introduction
  2. Presentations
  3. Questions and Answers
  4. Conclusion
  5. Organization

Welcome and session introduction

• Yukio Adachi, Chair of PIARC TC 1.5 on Disaster Management, Japan


  • Information and communication in disaster management
    Jan GRUBER (Czech Republic) - Member of PIARC TC 1.5
  • Development of a Roadway Flood Severity Index
    Amanda SIEMS-ANDERSON (National Center for Atmospheric Research, United States)
  • Financial aspect of disaster management
    Alain LEFEVBRE (Belgium) - Members of PIARC TC 1.5
  • Slope Instability Analysis In Fissured Clay Shales at Sumedang National Road
    Aldiamar FAHMI (Implementation unit of Geotechnics, Tunnel and Structure, Directorate General of Highway, Ministry of Public Works and Housing, Indonesia) - Member of PIARC TC 1.5
  • Update Disaster Management Manual
    Constantin ZBARNEA (Romania) - Member of PIARC TC 1.5
  • Damage, Effects and Lessons Learned in the Construction of the Oyon Ambo Road in the High Andean Area of Peru During El Niño in 2019
  • Actions in infrastructures after the volcanic eruption on the island of La Palma.
    Fernando HERNÁNDEZ ALASTUEY (Dirección General de Carreteras. Ministerio de Transportes, Movilidad y Agenda Urbana., Spain)
  • Disaster Response of Expressways in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan, Due to the Torrential Rain in July 2020
    Ryuto OGATA (West Nippon Expressway Company Limited, Japan)

Questions and Answers

• Moderators: Marcelo Medina and Neil Fisher, Members of PIARC TC 1.5, Chile and New Zealand


• Session Chair: Yukio Adachi, Chair of PIARC TC 1.5 on Disaster Management, Japan


Session Organiser: Yukio Adachi, Chair of PIARC TC 1.5 on Disaster Management, Japan