Addressing the challenges of natural & human-induced environmental hazards
Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) is a decade-long research programme co-sponsored by the International Science Council ( merged by International Council for Science (ICSU), the International Social Science Council (ISSC), and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR). It is a global, multi-disciplinary approach to dealing with the challenges brought by natural disasters, mitigating their impacts, and improving related policy-making mechanisms.
To develop trans-disciplinary, multi-sectorial alliances for:in-depth, practical disaster risk reduction research studies, and the implementation of effective evidence-based disaster risk policies and practices.
1.Characterisation of hazard, vulnerability and risk. 2.Effective decision-making in complex and changing risk context. 3.Reducing risk and curbing losses through knowledge-based actions.
To In support of the IRDR Strategic Plan , the Programme is guided by the following mechanisms:Co-Sponsors (ISC, UNDRR),Scientific Committee (SC),International Programme Office (IPO).
The following are the elements of the IRDR’s research programme: National and Regional Committees(NCs), International Centres of Excellence (ICoEs), Young Scientists Programme.
IRDR Ex-officio Prof. GUO Huadong was given The Science for Sustainability Award by ISC
News15 October 2021 16:37
The Science for Sustainability Award was given to Huadong Guo, who has led the development of a platform to integrate Big Earth Data for monitoring and predicting progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals.
IRDR Message for International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction
Events13 October 2021 10:51
Only together can we make true progress towards a safer and more resilient planet
International Forum on Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals, 6-8 September 2021
Events23 August 2021 10:24
International Research Center of Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals to support the implementation of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development will be launched in this Conference.
Conference: 1st International Forum on Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals, 6 September 2021
Events02 July 2021 15:30
The International Research Center of Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals is please to invite scientists, engineers, policymakers, and experts from around the world to the Forum.
Webinar:Foreseeable Future-Seamless Integration of data to enhance climate and disaster risk reduction
Events02 July 2021 15:26
Join us in this side event (track 2, block 1) as part of UN Climate Change’s Asia Pacific Climate Week 2021 on 6 July 2021
IRDR 2021 Conference pleasingly announced the Soft Launch of the Global Research Agenda on DRR
News12 June 2021 08:27
This Agenda was commissioned by the International Science Council (ISC) and the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and the development has been led by the Integrated Research on Risk program (IRDR).
IRDR ICoE-DRHBPI New Report: "Building Climate Resilient Communities: Living Within the Earth’s Carrying Capacity"
08 October 2021 16:09
McBean, G.A., P. Kovacs, J.A. Voogt, G.A. Kopp 2021 Building climate resilient communities: Living within the Earth's carrying capacity. SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Grant Report, April 2021, 57 pp.