News & Events
UNISDR Sci&Tech Roadmap was reviewed in the IRDR Chengdu Meeting
23 October 2018 11:30
International Conference on Integrated Science & Technology Contributions for Informed National Policy-Making and Action for the Implementation of the Sendai Framework was organised by Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR), International Science Council(ISC), United Nations Office for Disa...
A new journal by Elsevier: "Progress in Disaster Science"
14 October 2018 14:54
A new journal by Elsevier: "Progress in Disaster Science" with Prof. Rajib Shaw as Editor-in-chief is in the preparation.The journal welcomes periodic review of advancement of Sendai Framework (as invited viewpoints) as well original papers on any topic related to disaster risk reduction. The inaugu...
Call for Sicentists in Asia to Contribute to IPCC AR6
29 September 2018 16:05
Title: Workshop on Status of Climate Science and Technology in AsiaCALL FOR SCIENTISTS IN ASIA TO CONTRIBUTE TO IPCC – AR6: APPLICATION FOR SPONSORSHIPTime and Date: 15-16 November 2018Location and Venue: Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaBrief introduction: (200 words) The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Ch...
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...