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NZ Government thanks IRDR and CODATA groups for their help following 2016 Kaikoura earthquake
24 February 2017 11:29
New Zealand was hit by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Kaikoura in November 2016, and the government has expressed thanks to IRDR and CODATA for their timely and free provision of satellite data that helped with damage and loss estimation following the disaster.Damage and loss estimation is often diff...
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Position Announcement: START Senior Program Specialist – Asia
04 February 2017 16:46
About STARTSTART International, Inc. is an international non-governmental organization incorporated in the USA as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. START’s mission is to increase opportunities for research, education and training that strengthen scientific capacities in developing countries to un...
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Science Technology Plan for DRR was discussed in the 2nd Workshop to Strengthen Scientific Advisory Capacities for Disaster Risk Reduction
19 January 2017 09:46
 The 2nd Workshop to Strengthen Scientific Advisory Capacities for Disaster Risk Reduction was held on Jan 16-17, 2017 in Taipei. The co-organisers are International Council of Science (ICSU), ICSU Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ICSU ROAP), IRDR International Programme Office (IRDR I...
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IRDR ICoE-Taipei 2016 Annual Report was released on Annual ICoE-Taipei Science Advisory Board Meeting
18 January 2017 15:05
 2016 Annual ICoE-Taipei Science Advisory Board (SAB) Meeting was held on Jan 11, 2017 in Research Center for Information Technology Innovation, Taipei.Presenters including: i) Members: Gordon McBEAN (Chair), Hongey CHEN, Liang-Chun Chen, Mohd. Nordin HASAN, Chao-Han LIU, Ching-Hua LO, Haruo HA...
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Prof. Rajib Shaw was invited to give a key speech on the conference "From the Management of Crisis to the Governance of Risk:Time for a Paradigm Shift ?"
16 January 2017 16:42
Prof. Rajib Shaw (Executive Director of  IRDR IPO) was invited to give a key speech on the conference "From the Management of Crisis to the Governance of Risk:Time for a Paradigm Shift ?" on January 9-11, Haikou, China. His topic was "Science Advocacy in Disaster Risk Reduction: Issues and Potential...
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New Book of Prof. Rajib Shaw -- Land Use Management in Disaster Risk Reduction Practice and Cases from a Global Perspective
06 January 2017 17:28
A new book Land Use Management in Disaster Risk Reduction: Practice and Cases from a Global Perspective is published recently.  Its editors are  Michiko Banba ( Education and Research Center for Disaster Reduction, University of Hyogo Kobe , Japan ) and Rajib Shaw (Integrated Research on Disaster Ri...
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A PEARL Framework was proposed for FORIN and to better support the Sendai Framework
06 January 2017 10:42
Prof. Mark Pelling, the scientific committee member of IRDR and professor of King's College London, published a PEARL article on FORIN with his colleagues.The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030 calls for science to support policy move toward more holistic solutions to disaster ri...
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New Year Greeting from IRDR IPO
27 December 2016 10:01
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Prof. Rajib Shaw published new paper about Sci&Tech in DRR of Asia with Prof. Takako Izumi and Prof. Peijun Shi
26 December 2016 09:41
 Prof. Rajib Shaw(IRDR IPO Executive Director, Co-Chair of ASTAAG), joined with Prof. Takako Izumi (International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University) and Prof. Peijun Shi (State Key Laboratory of Earth Surface Processes and Resource Ecology, Beijing Normal University, Chair of...
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RIF-Asia provided a facilitated space to develop innovative solutions to DRR
09 December 2016 11:11
The Regional Innovation Forum-Asia was held in Bangkok, December 6th and 7th, 2016.   IRDR is one of the organizers with ADRRN, OCHA, MoreImpact and UNDP. IRDR Executive Director Prof. Rajib Shaw attended this meeting.The Asia-Pacific region is home to 40 per cent of all natural disasters and 84 per...
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