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Disaster Prevention Research Division

Development of Disaster Prevention Technology for the creation of expertise and the safety of the people

The Disaster Prevention Research Division is contributing to the safety of the people by improving professional abilities on disaster management technologies, developing empirical research on scientific disaster prevention, and providing the research results.

■ Disaster Prevention Research Management Team
  • • Administrate all of tasks in the Disaster Prevention Research Division
  • • Development of Integrated Forecasting-Warning techniques for National Drought Information
■ Floods Research Team
  • • Development of the small stream disaster reduction technology
  • • Development of deep learning based urban flood forecast and analysis technology
  • • Development of Natural disaster risk assessment technology
  • • Operation of test basin for flash flood alert in mountainous area
■ International Cooperation Team
  • • Conducting Official Development Assistance(ODA) project in the field of Disaster Risk Reduction
  • • Supporting activities of international organizations including UNESCAP, WMO, World Bank, UNISDR, Typhoon Committee and so forth
  • • Providing international cooperation services in the National Disaster Management Research Institute(NDMI)
  • • Conducting affairs related to official business trip of NDMI, such as holding the Committee and reviewing plans and etc.
■ Task Force for Preliminary Consultation on the Disaster Impact Assessment
  • • Preliminary Review of Disaster Impact Assessment
  • • Coordination of results on the review of the Disaster Impact Assessment and support of the inspection for implementation status
  • • Support improving Acts and Systems for Disaster Impact Assessment
■ Urban Flood Laboratory Team
  • • (R&D) Reestablishment of the Design Codes of Urban Disaster Prevention Facilities by Experimental Research on the Rainfall-Runoff
  • • (EDU) Improvement and Implementation of Disaster-Safety Experience Programs
  • • (MRO) The Maintenance and Improvement of Facilities for Urban Flood Experimental Research and the Disaster-Safety Experience Programs
■ Geotechnical Disaster Research Team
  • • Improvement of geotechnical disaster management criteria
  • • Development of steep slope disaster mitigation technology based on empirical experiments
  • • Development of steep slope disaster risk assessment system
Disaster Policy Research Center(DPRC)

A disaster policy research on advanced system for National disaster Emergency Management & local disaster resilience capacity

Disaster Policy Research Center has been dedicated to improve disaster management capacities for the public security and safety by focusing on national & local disaster management framework, conflict management, and counter-terrorism preparedness system.

■ A research on redesigning the disaster management system in central government
  • • Developing the categorization and management criteria based on the past disasters analysis
  • • Developing the command, control and support system between countermeasures
  • • Suggesting the integrated operational system between countermeasures
■ A research on local emergency management
  • • Developing policies for improving local emergency management system
  • • Conducting surveys on disaster risk issues
  • • Developing strategies for citizen participation in emergency management
■ A Research on disaster conflict management
  • • A Study on the Demand Survey and Supporting Plan for the Civil Disputes in the Disaster Area
  • • Developing a disaster policy on conflict management
■ A research on the counter terrorism policy
  • • Developing a Counter-Terrorism Framework for Criteria of Terrorism Acts and Classification of Terrorism Incidents
  • • Improving a policy on the counter terrorism safety management system
  • • Findings of Critical Function and Role of the Ministry of Interior and Safety in the Public Crowded Places