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Call for participation: Transforming Development and Disaster Risk in Asia: A Regional Forum
30 August 2018 09:40
BackgroundDevelopment and disaster risk are closely linked – exposure to disaster risk, vulnerability and resilience of people and assets are all shaped by development processes. Transformation is increasingly understood to be necessary for moving from current development patterns that increase, cre...
Call for abstracts: Increasing the value of weather-related warnings
31 July 2018 09:42
Date: 20-22 Nov, 2018Venue: Beijing, ChinaOrganisers: WMO, HIWeather, WWRPAim: Despite advances in forecasting and emergency preparedness, weather-related disasters continue to cost many lives, to displace populations and to cause widespread damage.The High Impact Weather Project (HIWeather), a 10-y...
Call for application: ICoE-REaL Risk Methods School
31 July 2018 09:18
The Periperi U partnership is convening an intensive, two-week Risk Methods School from 10-22 September 2018 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Hosted by Ardhi University, the School will offer seven x five-day courses in collaboration with the World Health Organisation, United Nations Development Programm...
Call for participants: 3rd Digital Belt and Road Conference
26 July 2018 15:24
The 3rd Conference of Digital Belt and Road (DBAR 2018) will be held in Tengchong, Yunnan, China from 5th of December 2018 to 7th of December 2018. IRDR is one of the co-sponsors.DBAR is a pioneering international venture to share expertise, knowledge, technologies and data to demonstrate the signif...
IRDR ICoE-SEADPRI-UKM Workshop on Geohazards and DRR – Call for Application
26 July 2018 15:18
IRDR ICoE-SEADPRI-UKM, the Malaysia Window to Cambridge at Univerisiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (MW2C@UKM), is convening a training workshop on Geohazards and Disaster Risk Reduction on 18-20 September 2018 in Penang, Malaysia. The workshop will be held in conjunction with the National Geological Confere...
Call for participation: 2018 Training Course on Earthquake Hazard and Risk Assessment in East Asia
25 July 2018 11:47
Date: October 1st – October 5th, 2018Venue: IRDR ICoE-Taipei[download id="13422"] East Asia is located at the western Pacific, where large and moderate size earthquakes frequently occurred and define the locations of active convergent plate boundary. Many large cities of East Asia, for example,...
SiDRR paper pointed out the opportunities of the near future international cooperation
23 July 2018 09:41
SiDRR, one of IRDR flagship projects, recently published a paper to introduce this programme and point out the collaboration opportunities on Journal of Mountain Science.Citation: Lei Y, Cui P,Regmi AD, et al. (2018)An international program on Silk Road Disaster Risk Reduction – a Belt and Road ini...
Bridging Gaps in Science, Policy and Practice
05 July 2018 15:18
AMCDRR2018 side-event Science and Technology-Based Disaster Risk Reduction and Integrated Risk was organised by Integrated Risk Governance Project/Future Earth, Beijing Normal University, UNISDR ASTAAG with IRDR and APRU as the partners.Prof. YE Qian, Executive Director of IRG, chaired this side eve...
Call for participation: 2018 AI-LRRTS at Landslide hazards
04 July 2018 11:56
Date: August 27th – September 1st, 2018Venue: National Central University, Taipei2018 Advanced Institute -Landslide Risk Reduction Training School(AI-LRRTS)-- Landslide hazards: From Site Specific to Regional Assessment[download id="13338"]By Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (S...
AMCDRR2018 Science Technology Academia Stakeholder Group Consultation
03 July 2018 23:08
The Science Technology Academia Stakeholder Group Consultation was held by the Asia Science Technology Academia Advisory Group (ASTAAG) with IRDR as the partner on 3rd of July, 2018. This consultation was the pre-event of the 2018 Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, which was c...