Regional Network Office for Urban Safety (RNUS)

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Oct 2002.


Develop innovative technologies such as numerical models and geospatial technologies for managing urban infrastructures, mitigating urban disaster risk and environmental problems and adopting climate change for sustainable development in Asian cities and the Mekong River basin.

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'Research' - (1) Urban earthquake disaster mitigation engineering, including: e-strategy for urban safety and disaster reduction; universal disaster environment simulator; lifeline earthquake engineering; (2) Construction material management, including: maintenance management of concrete structure; modelling of concrete structures based on risk evaluation; development of simulation tool for evaluating environmental actions on concrete structures; (3) Remote sensing and GIS, including: satellite observation network in Asia for disaster and environment monitoring; development of spatial data analysis method for urban safety issues; development of satellite remote sensing data receiving, visualization and distribution on WWW; (4) Urban traffic management, including: traffic control and operation; transportation demand management; human traffic behaviour analysis; intelligent transport systems. Serves as a regional hub of researchers and research centres; transfer information and technical know-how. Organizes: International Symposium on New Technologies for Urban Safety of Mega-Cities in Asia; seminars; workshops; conferences.


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities



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