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Call for Submission of Case Studies and Good Practices on Co-Designing Disaster Risk Reduction Solutions
04 November 2016 01:07
Call for Submission of Case Studies and Good Practices on Co-Designing Disaster Risk Reduction Solutions:Toward Participatory Action and Communication in Science, Technology and AcademiaA. BackgroundFollowing the advent of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (SFDRR) adopted by...
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Great success of "Asia Science Technology Academia Stakeholder Group Dialogue" of AMCDRR Pre-Conference Event
03 November 2016 02:35
IRDR organized a pre-conference event of AMCDRR--"Asia Science Technology Academia Stakeholder Group Dialogue" while mainly presenting as Science, Technology and Academic sector, on Nov 2,2016, New Delhi.In the conference, Rajib Shaw (executive director of IRDR and  co-chair of ASTAAG) gave the open...
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Apply for "Young Scientists Programme" and Join IRDR Family!
03 November 2016 02:07
 IntroductionThe Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) calls for enhanced role of science and technology for evidence based decision-making. It also urges the need for innovation and partnership, which is linked to practise and diverse stakeholders. IRDR, with its mandate for int...
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Register for The International Year of Global Understanding (IYGU) Story Maps Competition
26 October 2016 09:43
As part of the International Year of Global Understanding (IYGU), EUROGEO has today announced two new competitions to be held in conjunction with Esri and the International Geographic Union Commission for Geographic Education. Entrants can win up to 1500 euros. Competition for high schoolsWe invite...
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Webinar: The IPCC’s 1.5C Report: critical opportunities for social science to shape the future
14 October 2016 09:37
What are the impacts of warming at 1.5°C? What would 1.5°C warming mean for responding to climate change, sustainable development, and efforts to eradicate poverty? And what kind of social science research is needed to help answer these questions?Webinar: Mon, Oct 31, 2016 16:00 – 17:00 CET/15:00 –...
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RIF-Asia Call for Partners!
13 October 2016 14:20
The Asia-Pacific region is home to 40 per cent of all natural disasters and 84 per cent of people affected by natural disasters worldwide. With the region facing such a magnitude of humanitarian and development challenges, there is need for innovation and collaboration to ‘solve the unsolved’.RIF-As...
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Experts of IRDR – Prof. Joern Birkmann and Ass. Prof. Shuaib Lwasa - published together with colleagues from the USA and Europe a new piece in NATURE
29 September 2016 09:01
Experts of IRDR – Prof. Joern Birkmann (University of Stuttgart, Member of the Science Committee of IRDR) and Ass. Prof. Shuaib Lwasa (Makerere University, Member and Head of the Science Committee of IRDR)  - published together with colleagues from the USA and Europe a new piece in NATURE on “Boost...
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Prof. Ian Burton was awarded the Laureat d’Honneur 2016 from IGU!
27 September 2016 14:05
 Prof. Ian Burton, former Scientific Committee member of IRDR, was awarded the Laureat d’Honneur 2016 from the International Geographical Union for his pioneering work on the understanding of disasters.This prestigious award was established to recognize individuals who have achieved particular...
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Call for Abstracts: 7th International Conference on Building Resilience
23 September 2016 09:46
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS 7th International Conference on Building ResilienceUsing scientific knowledge to inform policy and practice in disaster risk reduction and managementhttp://www.buildresilience.org/2017/ Date: 27-29 November 2017Location: Bangkok, Thailand Venue: Swissotel Nai Lert Park, ...
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Survey on Science and technology for Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia
13 September 2016 13:31
Click here for Survey! The 1st Asian Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction on 23-24 of August 2016 was organised by UNISDR with support from IRDR and other partners, which aims to discuss the key issues, challenges, needs and opportunities in the application of science in pol...
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