Subhajyoti Samaddar

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Subhajyoti Samaddar
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Kyoto University

Academic & Professional Experience

 
 
   
 
Kyoto University 
 

Published Papers

 
Samaddar S., Yokomatsu M., Dayour F., Oteng-Ababio M., Dzivenu T., and Ishikawa H.
Strategies for Building Resilience against Climate and Ecosystem Changes in Sub-Saharan Africa. Science for Sustainable Societies. Springer,   247-264   2018   [Refereed]
Northern Ghana needs effective early warning system against its climate-induced vulnerabilities. Though there are a plethora of early warning information channels, the challenge often lies in identifying effective communication tool that would spu...
Samaddar S., Okada N., Jiang X., and Tatano, H.
Environmental Management (Springer)   1-15   2018   [Refereed]
This study deals with the roles of pioneers or early adopters in a rainwater harvesting technology dissemination process in arsenic and water salinity affected communities in coastal Bangladesh. The dissemination of such innovative technologies ha...
Collins, A., Tatano, H., James, W., Wannous, C., Takara, K., Murray, V., Scawthorn C., Mori, J. Aziz, S., M. Mosalam, K., Hochrainer-Stigler, S., Alcántara-Ayala, I., Krausmann, E., Li, W., Cruz , A. Samaddar, S., Groeve. T. D., Ono, Y., Berryman, K., Suzuki, K., McGowran. P., Rees J .
International Journal of Disaster Risk Science (Springer)   8(2) 224-230   2017   [Refereed]
The Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes held its 3rd Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction at the Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, Japan, 19–21 March, 2017. The Global Alliance seeks ...
Samaddar S., Okada N., Choi J., and Tatano, H.
Natural Hazards (Springer)   85(1) 1-28   2017   [Refereed]
Although for decades, public participation in disaster risk management has been strongly advocated for, in reality, it remains elusive. Planners and practitioners are still struggling to find ways to meaningfully involve the local community in dis...
Samaddar S., and Tatano H.
Journal of Natural Disaster Science   36(1) 13-24   2015   [Refereed]
Thousands of residents living in slums on small hillocks in Mumbai are at risk due to recurring landslides. The evacuation of these dwellers from the hills before the rainy season is considered essential to avoid the landslide risks. Although the ...
Samaddar S., Yokomatsu M., Dzivenu T. , Oteng-Ababio M., Adams M. R., Dayour F., and Ishikawa, H.
Risk, Hazards & Crisis in Public Policy (Wiley   6(1) 117-143   2015   [Refereed]
Public participation in disaster risk management and climate change adaptation program is acknowledged by researchers and practitioners, yet its actualization largely remains a dream. In principle, there have been several claims in favor of adopti...
Samaddar S., Choi J., Misra B. A. and Tatano H.
Natural Hazards (Springer)   75(2) 1531-1554   2015   [Refereed]
Samaddar S., Chatterjee, R., Misra B. A., and Tatano H.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)   8 91-99   2014   [Refereed]
Samaddar S., Murase M., and Okada N.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Science (Springer)   5(2) 95-109   2014   [Refereed]
Rainwater harvesting technology is considered an innovative and effective mechanism for reducing drinking water risks due to arsenic contamination and water salinity in coastal Bangladesh. However, adoption of such tanks remains elusive. Most stud...
Assessing rural communities concerns for improved climate change adaptation strategies in northern Ghana
Samaddar S., Yokomatsu M., Dzivenu T., Oteng-Ababio M., Adams, M. R., Dayour F. and Ishikawa, H.
Journal of Disaster Research   9(4) 529-541   2014   [Refereed]
Northern Ghana is becoming vulnerable to risks induced by climate change. There is an urgent need to improve communities’ ability to cope by implementing risk-preventive measures at the household and community
levels. However, studies have shown t...
Sawai N., Kobayashi K., Apip, Takara K., Ishikawa H., Yokomatsu M., Samaddar S., Juati A. and Kranjac-Berisavljevic G.
Journal of Disaster Research   9(4) 432-442   2014   [Refereed]
Samaddar S., Misra, B. A., Chatterjee R. and Tatano H.
International Journal of Integrated Disaster Risk Management   2(2) 89-107   2012   [Refereed]
During the 2005 Mumbai flood, it became apparent that the death toll and property damage could have been minimized by planned and organized evacuation. It became evident that it is not the information per se that determines whether people take act...
Samaddar S. Misra B. A., and Tatano H.
Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics   3099-3104   2012   [Refereed]
A realistic and scientific risks communication system is inevitable for better risk awareness and improved disaster preparedness. Conventional disaster management studies paid much attention on the contents of the information, and ignored the impo...
Samaddar S. and Tatano H.
Annuals of Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University   55(B) 75-80   2012
Risk awareness and preparedness attitude are important elements to disseminate flood disaster preventive measures in a community. This study examines how social networks influence individuals’ risk awareness and preparedness values. This study is ...
Samaddar S., Misra B. A., Chatterjee R., and Tatano H.
Annuals of Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University   54(B) 137-146   2011
The Kyoto University, Japan under their GCOE-HSE program made an attempt to practice “Participatory Spatial Risks Mapping” at a flood prone micro-hotspot located in Dharavi, Mumbai, India. It was carried out to obtain comprehensive spatial informa...
Identifying vulnerability pattern in a flood prone micro-hotspot of Mumbai, India
Samaddar, S. Misra B. A., Chatterjee R., and Tatano H.
2nd International Conference on Environmental Science and Development, International Proceedings of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering (IPCBE), (IEEE Explore)   44 104-109   2011   [Refereed]
Samaddar S. and Tatano H
53(B) 105-114   2010
Mumbai, the financial capital of India, came to complete halt due to heavy rainfall in one day on 26th July, 2005. The severest affected areas of 2005 flood are the poorest section of the city who are forced to live in the most vulnerable parts of...
Cost of the skywater tank & micro-credit scheme – A study on Morelganj, Bangladesh
Samaddar S. and Murase M.
3rd Rainwater Harvesting Management Workshop, International Water Association, WWC, Vienna, 2008      2008
Samaddar S. and Okada N
Annuals of Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University   50(B) 205-215   2007
Reducing drinking water pollution risks through implementing rainwater harvesting – An analysis of social innovation
Subhajyoti Samaddar
Samaddar S., Okada N. and Murase M.   20 255-260   2007
Samaddar S. and Okada N.
Annuals of Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University   49(B) 197-205   2006
In 2001, an earthquake devastated the Kachchh region of Gujarat state, India. While responding to it, the rehabilitation and reconstruction policy taken by the Government of Gujarat unfold three emerging approaches of reconstruction process. In th...
Samaddar S. and Okada N.
Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (IEEE-SMC 2008)   2594-2501   [Refereed]
This paper deals with the rainwater harvesting technology dissemination process in a small town of arsenic prone coastal Bangladesh. Based on the social network threshold model, we have specified the adopter's degree of innovativeness in respect o...
Samaddar S. and Okada N.
Samaddar S. and Okada N.   51(B) 167-178   2008   [Refereed]
Our study attempts to find out the role of various information sources in the implementation of the rainwater harvesting tanks to reduce water pollution risks in the coastal Bangladesh. An extensive field survey has shown that adopters of the tank...
Subhajyoti Samaddar
Sustainable solutions for Food Security: Combating Climate Change by Adaptation   355-379   Feb 2019   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Exploring the role of trust in risk communication among climate induced vulnerable rural communities in Wa West district, Ghana
Samaddar S., Yokomatsu M., Dayour F., Oteng-Ababio M., Dzivenu T., and Ishikawa H.
Springer, Singapore   2019   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
The Role of Pioneers to Overcome Implementation Challenges of Disaster Preparedness
Subhajyoti Samaddar
The 9th International Conference of Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM 2018) on Data Driven Approaches to Integrated Disaster Risk Management   2 Oct 2018   
Information Source and Disaster Preparedness Behaviors, Invited lecture, Department of Environmental Science [Invited]
Subhajyoti Samaddar
Visva Bharati University, Shantinekatan, India   15 Sep 2018   
Community Participation and Disaster Risk Management: Insights from Asia and Africa.
Subhajyoti Samaddar
School of Planning and Architecture Bhopal (SPA-Bhopal), India   Mar 2018   
Implementing Community Participation in Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation: On whose terms?
Subhajyoti Samaddar
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR), Roorkee, India   Mar 2018   
Information sharing and the roles of pioneer adopters in disaster preparedness
Subhajyoti Samaddar
Annual Meeting of Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan   2018   
Vision and future of Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GADRI)
Subhajyoti Samaddar
World Bosai Forum / IDRC 2017 in Sendai, Sendai International Center, Kawauchi Hagi Hall (Tohoku University), Sendai, Japan,   Nov 2017   
What Constitutes Good Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) ? Voices from the Fields of India and West Africa,
Subhajyoti Samaddar
Distinguished Invited Lecture, Nalanda University   Sep 2017   
We Feeling in community based disaster risk management: Can we integrate mind, self and community?
Subhajyoti Samaddar
The 8th International Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM Conference 2017) on Dimensions of Disaster Risk Reduction and Social Resiliency in a Complex World, Reykjavik , Iceland,   Aug 2017   
The Factor, Sense of Community in Community Based Disaster Risk Management
Subhajyoti Samaddar
Annual Meeting of Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan   Feb 2017   
Insights from community-led disaster risk management initiatives in flood prone Dharavi, Mumbai.
Subhajyoti Samaddar
Invited Lecture, Graduate School of Law, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan   Dec 2016   
A community’s perspective on community based disaster risk management
Subhajyoti Samaddar
NCDR – DPRI Workshop 2016 (National Science and Technology Centre for Disaster Reduction, Taiwan and Disaster Prevention Research Institute,Kyoto University, Japan), Kyoto University   Nov 2016   
The process mechanism for effective community participation in disaster risk management: Self-efficacy as a catalyst.
Subhajyoti Samaddar
The 7th International Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM Conference 2016) on “Disaster and Development: Towards a Risk Aware Society”, Isfahan, Islamic Republic of Iran   Oct 2016   
Identifying standardization needs for capacity building in disaster risk management: Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GADRI) projects and activities
Subhajyoti Samaddar
Second INATE (International Networks for Advancing Transdisciplinary Education) Conference on Managing Global Changes for Sustainability, Pukyong National University, Busan, South Korea   Jul 2016   
What community thinks about successful community based disaster risk management? Voices from the fields of Ghana
Subhajyoti Samaddar
DPRI Annual Meeting of Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan   Feb 2016   
What constitutes effective community based disaster management program? An Indian experience
Subhajyoti Samaddar
Bi-lateral Seminar on Kyoto University Initiative for Strengthening Collaboration between India and Japan, Yamanouchi Hall, Shirankaikan, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan   Jan 2016   
What constitutes a successful participatory disaster risk management
Subhajyoti Samaddar
International Symposium on Flash Floods in Wadi System , Kyoto University , Kyoto , Japan   Oct 2015   
. The Process of Participatory Flood Risk Mapping in a Slum Community, Mumbai.
Subhajyoti Samaddar
The 6th International Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (TIFAC – IDRiM Conference 2015) on “Disaster Risk Reduction: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Growth”, New Delhi, India   Oct 2015   
What constitutes an effective community participation in disaster risk management? Voices from the fields of Ghana.
Subhajyoti Samaddar
The 6th International Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (TIFAC– IDRiM Conference 2015) on “Disaster Risk Reduction: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Growth, New Delhi, India   Oct 2015   
The Challenges of conducting social network surveys for exploring the dynamics of community’s disaster preparedness behaviors: Voices from the fields of Ghana.
Subhajyoti Samaddar
DPRI Annual Meeting, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan   Feb 2015   
The role and nature of trust in risk communication: Insights from climate induced risk prone rural communities in Wa West District, Ghana
Subhajyoti Samaddar
International Conference on Enhancing Resiliency to Climate and Ecosystem Changes in Semi-Arid Africa, University for Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana   Aug 2014   
Mainstreaming flood risk reduction by enhancing better risk governance in Japan
Subhajyoti Samaddar
Tatano H., Samaddar S. and Choi J.   Jul 2014   
Can we blame friends and neighbors for low household preparedness? A Social Network Approach on Community’s Flood Preventive Behavior.
Subhajyoti Samaddar
The 4th International Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM Conference 2013) on Dealing with Disasters, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom   Sep 2013   
A cognitive and social appraisal of households’ flood evacuation behaviour: Mumbai, India.
Subhajyoti Samaddar
The 3rd International Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM Conference 2012) on “From Surprise to Rationality: Managing Unprecedented Large Scale Disasters”, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China   Sep 2012   
Integrated flood risks management – Hotspot Mumbai. Workshop on Strategy of how to deploy
Subhajyoti Samaddar
Workshop on Strategy of how to deploy 'Human Security Engineering' in Asian region, Kyoto University, Katsura Campus, Kyoto, Japan   Mar 2011   
A cognition approach to implementation of IDRiM in local hot spots; Lessons from the GCOE project, Mumbai.
Subhajyoti Samaddar
The 1st International Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM Conference 2010) on Sharing IDRiM Experiences under Different Socio-economic and Cultural Contexts, University of Natural Resources and Applied L   Sep 2010   
Progress report from Mumbai base - Identified problems and possible solutions
Subhajyoti Samaddar
9th Annual of International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis - Disaster Prevention Research Institute (IIASA-DPRI) Forum for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM) on Scientific Challenges in Implementing Integrated Disaster Risk Management i   Oct 2009   
Who are individuals’ sources of information to make adoption decision? A social network analysis
Subhajyoti Samaddar
Japan-China 4th Joint Seminar, Kyoto University, Kyoto , Japan   Dec 2008   
The role trust in disaster risk communication: Case studies from Megacity Mumbai.
Subhajyoti Samaddar
Workshop on Disaster Risk Management For Megacities, Department of Urban Planning, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi