Regional Disaster Risk and Vulnerability Reduction Capacity Development (Periperi U Annual Report Oct 2013-Sept 2014)
26 December 2014 11:09
BackgroundEstablished in 2006, Periperi U is a platform for university partnership to reduce disaster risks in Africa. It stands for ‘Partners Enhancing Resilience of People Exposed to Risks’ – with a special focus on advancing university action on risk and vulnerability reduction in Africa.The part...
19 November 2014 14:01
AbstractThis study explores the causes of the Typhoon Morakot disaster based on adopting principles proposed by the forensic investigation approach, so as to learn from experiences of past disaster and disaster resilience. Typhoon Morakot severely devastated the southern areas of Taiwan in August 20...
31 October 2014 13:38
In this issue of the IRDR newsletter, we feature the highlights of IRDR activities towards the Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction: IRDR at the PrepCom1, response to Pre-Zero-Draft, the Science and Technology Major Group, ICSU General Assembly and Global DRR Conferences in Japan.This iss...
WSS Fellows on RIA* (2014) Reporting on the Seminar – Risk Interpretation and Action (RIA): Decision Making Under Conditions of Uncertainty. Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies. 18 (1), pp. 27-37
19 September 2014 13:03
The paper reports on the World Social Science (WSS) Fellows seminar on Risk Interpretation and Action (RIA), undertaken in New Zealand in December, 2013. This seminar was coordinated by the WSS Fellows program of the International Social Science Council (ISSC), the RIA working group of the Integrate...