The Power of Knowledge: How Prepared Are We For Disaster – The Malaysia Context
Institutions: Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Dr Kamarrul Azahari Razak is a specialist in geoscience, who currently a lab director and senior lecturer at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). He aims to promote an integrated university-government-industry partnership in managing and reducing disaster risks in changing environments such as Malaysia. His study critically addresses multi-discipline centric approaches in strengthening natural disaster research in the county. He believes the findings of the study could help in predicting future disasters and become a help to the community.