NEWS

Appointment of New DPPC Director

The Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT) proudly announces the appointment of Dr. Khamarrul Azahari Razak as the new Director of the Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Center (DPPC). A technical expert on geohazard, including sediment-related...

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COVID-19 related media coverage of MJIIT’s Disaster Program

During the Movement Control Order (MCO) due to the COVID-19 pandemic, several local and international media have covered the contributions made by our faculty members and students. Some of these articles, documentary TV programs and SNS posts can be seen below and...

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DPPC Outreach to Bangladesh

From 2 to 7 February 2020, DPPC mission members led by Prof. Dr. Masafumi Goto with Dr. Khamarrul Azahari Razak, Dr. Mohammad Ali Tareq and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Shohei Matsuura visited Dhaka, Bangladesh to promote MJIIT’s disaster program and to engage with key DRRM...

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DPPC Blog: There is no such thing as a “Natural Disaster”

“There is no such thing as a Natural Disasters, only Natural Hazards” Gradually, many disaster practitioners and researcher are starting to understand and embrace the concept that there is no such thing as a “Natural Disaster.” This is one of the first things that our...

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