25 January 2013 14:15
Our knowledge of the causes of disasters and how to effectively manage disaster risks has grown considerably in recent years, but to judge by results it remains seriously inadequate. Moreover, the considerable amounts of information that are available are not being adequately deployed, nor effective...
30 December 2012 10:43
The Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) is a decade-long integrated research programme initiated in late-2008 by the International Council for Science (ICSU), the International Social Science Council (ISSC)...
29 December 2012 14:20
A Science Plan for Integrated Research on Disaster Risk is the foundation for the IRDR programme,
01 December 2011 07:12
The 2011 Beijing Declaration on Integrated Research on Disaster Risk calls for commitments in key areas identified at the 2011 IRDR Conference and in previous forums, naming integration, research, global standards, raising awareness, education, and increasing funding as priorities.To view or downloa...