On Monday and Tuesday, 14 – 15 July 2017, as a step to educate the upcoming generations on disaster environmental issues, a general lecture on Disaster Risk Reduction in Tropics was held in collaboration with Faculty of Geography UGM and North Eastern Hill University. Prof. Dr. Sunil Kumar De from North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India visited the Faculty of Geography UGM to give general lecture. His expertise on major fields of interest on Geomorphological Hazards (especially landslide & soil erosion), fluvial dynamics and human impact on environment. He also teaches courses on Geomorphology, Soil science and GIS in North Eastern Hill University. Prof. Sunil gave a lecture about “Disaster risk Management on Tropics: Geomorphological Perspective”. Attended by more than 130 lectures and graduate as well as postgraduate students, Prof. Sunil explained the understanding of the different basic concept disaster risk management in geomorphological perspective, Develop critical knowledge about the praxis of disaster risk management on tropics, and Develop critical thinking about disaster management of various disaster in geomorphological perspective. The coordinator of this event, Dr. Dyah Rahmawati Hizbaron, M.Sc., M.T (Vice Dean of Research, Community Service, Cooperation and Alumni) hoped that this kind of sharing knowledge activity may be continued in the next science collaboration program.
Figure 1. Prof. Dr. Sunil Kumar De give an introduction of Disaster Risk Reduction in Tropics
Figure 2. General lecture attended by more than 130 lectures and graduate as well as postgraduate students on disaster field
Figure 3. The Topics of Prof. Sunil General Lecture