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Heeding Warnings: A call for good practices and lessons on Multi-Hazards Early Warning Systems
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HIWeather ICO visited IRDR IPO for further cooperation
14 November 2019 14:36
HIWeather International Coordination Office visited IRDR International Programme Office on 4 November 2019 for further collaboration. The High Impact Weather project (HIWeather) is a ten year activity within the World Weather Research Programm.The Executive Director of IRDR Prof. Qunli Han updated I...
Survey on regional implementation of S&T Roadmap
14 November 2019 09:14
IRDR together with APSTAAG are conducting a survey to track the progress of the Asia and Pacific regional implementation of the Sendai Framework Science Technology Roadmap from a wide range of stakeholders. The analyses of the survey will be presented at the 2020 Asia Pacific Science and Technology...
Dr Bapon Fakhruddin：Early warning system could reduce cyclone losses by 80 percent
16 August 2019 09:51
A new national early warning system for cyclones would reduce the losses they cause to Samoa by as much as 80 per cent and pay for itself more than six times over, a new report has found.The authors, Dr. Fakhruddin and Schick are from Tonkin + Taylor International and the New Zealand Risk Interpreta...
China GEO/LODGD supports New Year Flood Impact in Honiara
17 June 2019 14:15
From the 27th December 2018 the Solomon Islands experienced two weeks of intense rainfall due to the rapid succession of three tropical storms. Firstly, a tropical depression that later turned into Cyclone Mona crossed the country bringing heavy downpours and high winds. This was followed by anothe...
Celebrating Disaster ‘Non-Events’: a Call for Research Papers and Case Studies
11 June 2019 14:40
For more details and submission, please refer to the original link. The top two papers will be announced at the 2020 Asia Pacific Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction in Kuala Lumpur on March 16-17, 2020. The APRU Multi-Hazards Program in c...
30 innovations for Disaster Risk Reduction
24 April 2019 10:46
This publication is developed by a group of individuals from the International Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS) at Tohoku University, Keio University, the University of Tokyo, the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS), and Church World Service...
IRDR SC member Bapon Fakhruddin was appointed by National Climate Change Risk Assessment Panel of New Zealand
15 April 2019 11:28
The Minister for Climate Change welcomes the Ministry for the Environment’s appointment of an expert panel to create the framework for New Zealand’s first National Climate Change Risk Assessment. IRDR SC member Bapon Fakhruddin was appointed. “The National Climate Change Risk Assessment (NCCRA) wil...
Register for Science and Policy Forum of 2019 Global Platform for DRR
09 April 2019 14:58
Download for flyer: [download id="13892"] Registration is now open for the Science and Policy Forum, organised by the ISC, UNISDR, the UNISDR Science Technology Advisory Group (STAG) and the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) programme. The Science and Policy Forum will take place on 13 -...
Call for Chapters for IRDR Young Scientists Book
25 March 2019 15:21
IRDR now has issued a Call for Chapters for an edited book titled: INTEGRATED RESEARCH ON DISASTER RISKS: CONTRIBUTIONS FROM THE IRDR YOUNG SCIENTISTS PROGRAMME, which will be part of the Springer Springer Disaster Risk Reduction: Methods, Approaches and Practices Series. The editors are Dr. Riyant...