MUROTA, Tetsuo

PositionProfessor, Director of Disaster Risk Management Concentration
DegreeDr.(Policy Study), Master of Engineering
SpecialtyDisaster Operation, Emergency Management
Current Research InterestsLegal System of Emergency Management; Policy of Fire Defense, Disaster Prevention and Disaster Reduction; Policy of Emergency Management; Risk Management for Huge Disaster
  • Professional Career

1984 Entered Ministry of Home Affairs (Now MIC)
2012 Director, General Affairs Division, Fire and Disaster Management Agency
2013 Director-General, Civil Protection and Disaster Management Department, Fire and Disaster Management Agency
2015 Deputy Mayor, Hiroshima City
2017 Chairman, Hazardous Materials Safety Technology Association
2023 Professor, Director of Disaster Risk Management Concentration, GRIPS


  • Selected publications

“Considerations on Relationship Between Central and Local Governments During Huge Disasters – Necessity and Application of Special Rules on Evacuation Measures and Relief –” Journal of Disaster Research 15,503-519(2020)

“A Discussion on the Nation’s Command and Coordination Regarding Emergency Fire Response Teams” Journal of Disaster Research 14,978-990(2019)


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