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UNISDR (2013) Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction
06 September 2013 15:22
GAR13 explores how businesses, by investing in disaster risk management, can reduce costs and interruptions represented by disaster losses and impacts; how performance and reputation can also be enhanced by minimising uncertainty and unpredictability; why effectively managing disaster risks should b...
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Draft Programme for the Upcoming DwD/IDRiM Conference, 4-6 September 2013
31 July 2013 09:40
Good Day Colleagues:The draft programme for the upcoming DwD/IDRiM Conference, 4-6 September 2013, is now available for your review and comments. The Conference's theme is, "From Opportunity to Action: Bridging the Gap between Disaster Reduction and Development through Science(s), Technology and Peo...
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IRDR Conference 2014 Call for Abstracts
29 July 2013 14:26
2nd Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Conference“Integrated Disaster Risk Science: A tool for sustainability”Date: 7-9 June 2014 Beijing, ChinaVenue: China National Convention Center (CNCC), No.7 Tianchen East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100105 ChinaWe invite submissions of abstracts from re...
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Welcome to the new IRDR RIA Listserv!
26 July 2013 16:15
Dear Colleagues:On behalf of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Risk Interpretation and Action (RIA) project, it gives us great pleasure to inform you that the new IRDR RIA listserv is now up and running!This discussion forum sits within the wider IRDR RIA Community of Practice, an onli...
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Call for Participants: Young Scientists’ Conference on Integrated Research on Disaster Risk, Future Earth, and Sustainability
10 July 2013 14:24
22-24 October 2013, TaipeiSponsored by IRDR International Center of Excellence - Taipei & organized by International START SecretariatThe Young Scientists’ Conference on Integrated Research on Disaster Risk, Future Earth, and Sustainability offers a prestigious platform for selected young scient...
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IRDR Scientific Committee (SC) Membership Call for Nominations
03 July 2013 14:16
The IRDR programme is pleased to announce it is now accepting nominations for new members of the IRDR Scientific Committee (SC). Candidates' research areas should be closely related to the challenges of natural and human-induced hazards, capacity building, development of case studies, data managemen...
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Prof David Johnston, IRDR Scientific Committee Chair, Gives Lecture at the Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI) in Beijing, China
14 June 2013 14:29
(Beijing, China, 14 June 2013) --- Prof David Johnston, Chair of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Scientific Committee (SC), gave a lecture on the “Canterbury Earthquake Sequence and its Impacts” today to an avid audience of scientists, other staff members and students from the Instit...
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Vacancy Announcement: Executive Director of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Programme
05 June 2013 01:46
The International Council for Science (ICSU), the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN-ISDR) invite applications for the important post of Executive Director of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) programme, which is bec...
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Call for Applications: World Social Science Fellows Programme
03 June 2013 03:39
The International Social Science Council (ISSC) calls for applications from outstanding early career social and other scientists around the world to become World Social Science Fellows to participate in an interdisciplinary World Social Science Seminar on "Risk Interpretation and Action: Decision-ma...
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IRDR at the Fourth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (Geneva, Switzerland, 18-23 May 2013)
29 May 2013 14:37
From Saturday, 18 May to Thursday, 23 May 2013, representatives from the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) programme were in Geneva, Switzerland to attend the Fourth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction. The event was held at the International Conference Centre in Gen...
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