BY DATA, INFORMATION AND PUBLIC RELATIONS CENTER
In the framework of the series of activities of Disaster Risk Reduction co memorial month in 2013, performed disaster books review on October 7-9 2013 at the Library of the University of Mataram (UNRAM), West Nusa Tenggara. There are 7 books of disaster dissected and described by the author and discussed by practitioners who are competent in the field of disaster. This Book review activity carried out by the Library and Archives Unit of NTB and Library UPT UNRAM in cooperation with PRB National Committee. Book review activities coordinator, Kurniawan Zulkarnain said, “The purpose of this book review is to increase appreciation of books and literature in general and disaster risk reduction in particular. The expected results of the activities are to awake the conscious that inclusion of disaster risk reduction activities therein requires disaster risk management based on science and technology. “According Kurniawan Zulkarnain, who also served as the Editor of Zer0risk – the only disaster magazine in Indonesia, the target participants of this event are the visitors in DRR activities in general, particularly the faculty, students, and disaster practitioners including government officials, NGOs and community in disaster-prone areas. Participants are expected between 150 until 200 people. While the methodologies of the book review is [a] substance presenting the book to be dissected by the author or set of disaster management experts; [b] the discussion by disaster experts or disaster practitioners specified; [c] responses from the participants of the book review event; [d] the conclusion of the book review event. Book Review agenda is as follows: 1. Monday, October 7, 2013 a. 11:15 to 11:30 pm Opening ceremony by Deputy Prevention and Preparedness BNPB. b. 11:30 to 14:30 pm Lesson Books of Rokatenda Volcano Disaster NTT by Dr. Syamsul Maarif, MSi/BNPB; Dr. Hendro Wardoyo/Univ. Sutomo, East Java. c. 14:30 to 16:30 Role Mosque in Disaster Situation in Indonesia by UN-OCHA team and Dr.Ali Khumaidi, KH.Hassanain Juaini/Ponpes Narmada-Mataram/the winner of Leadership Award from the Philippines Ramon Masagsay. 2. Tuesday, October 8, 2013 a. 8:30 to 10:30 pm National Assessment Report Books [NAR] 2013 by Ir. Sugeng Triutomo, DESS; Kris Sinandang, UNDP. b. 10:30 to 12:00 pm Humanitarian Call by Parni Hadi/Board of Trustees Dompet Dhuafa and Agus Ismail Ismail Said/Author, PMI Chairman of NTB. c. 13:00 to 15:00 in the Local Wisdom in Sumatra by PKPU, Dr. Ir. Suprayoga Hadi. 3. Wednesday, October 9, 2013 a. 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 pm Disaster Risk Reduction Children Learning in Schools by the International Plan Team, Office of Education and Sports NTB. b. 10:00 to 12:00 pm Books for Disaster Risk Reduction in Indonesia: Achievements and Challenges by Ir. Sugeng Triutomo, DESS, Dr. Ir. Eko Teguh Paripurno. c. 12:00 to 12:15 pm Closing by Deputy Prevention and Preparedness of BNPB.
Translated By Henrikus Adi Hernanto