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International Forum on Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals, 6-8 September 2021
Events23 August 2021 10:24
Conference: 1st International Forum on Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals, 6 September 2021
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IRDR events in AMCDRR 2018
02 July 2018 21:05
Join us in the following events: Pre-event: [download id="13318"]Date: 9:30-12:30, 3rd of JulyVenue: SULD 1, Best Western Premier Tuushin Hotel Side-event: [download id="13322"]Date: 16:30-17:30, 4th of JulyVenue: Soyombo 3, Best Western Premier Tuushin Hotel Side-event: [download id="13325"] (IR...
Call for application: International Training Workshop on Big Earth Data for Disaster Risk Reduction
21 June 2018 15:29
I．Background and Objectives DBAR is an international research program for promoting cooperation with countries along the Belt and Road route to advocate and demonstrate the smart use and application of “Big Earth Data” in support of the sustainable development of people and economies at the local,...
Dr. Susan Cutter Recognized with AAG Presidential Achievement Award
19 June 2018 09:37
HVRI director Dr. Susan Cutter, the former IRDR Scientific Committee member, the former co-chair of IRDR AIRDR Working Group, and the leader of IRDR ICoE in Vulnerability and Resilience Metrics (IRDR ICoE-VaRM), was recognized at the 2018 AAG annual meeting, receiving the AAG Presidential Achievemen...
CALL FOR AUTHORS [Springer Book on Emergency Response]
12 June 2018 11:26
This Springer volume focuses on the key functions to be performed in the emergency response to a disaster, how these functions are coordinated, and the typical challenges and issues that emerge. Cases in the volume will address both hazard- and response-generated needs. The needs generated by emerge...
IRDR ICoE-CCOUC Research Summit on Health-related Emergency and Disaster Risk Management
25 May 2018 15:16
Research Summit on Health-related Emergency and Disaster Risk Management (H-EDRM) on 9-10 July is organized by IRDR ICoE-Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC) Organized in collaboration with WHO Thematic Platform for Health Emerge...
Call for papers: Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2019
23 May 2018 16:03
The UN Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR) is the flagship report of the United Nations on worldwide efforts to reduce disaster risk, which is published biennially by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR). The GAR is a vehicle to show-case Member States progress to...
Survey on Science and Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction
03 May 2018 10:16
Click here for the online survey!The 2nd Asian Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction on 17-18 of April 2018 was organised by UNISDR with support from IRDR and other partners, which aims to renew the commitment to the accelerated implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disa...
Multi-Hazards Summer School at Tohoku University
02 May 2018 09:51
The 6th APRU MH Summer School will be held on 24-27 July at Tohoku University. This year’s focus is “Applying science, technology and innovation in disaster risk reduction”. Students and faculty interested in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and management are welcome to join this event.The main object...
19th IRDR Scientific Committee Meeting
19 April 2018 12:21
The 19th IRDR Scientific Committee Meeting was held in Beijing, April 15-16, 2018.The central focus of this meeting was related to IRDR Strategic Plan of Actions 2018-2020. With the feedback of UNISDR and ICSU (the co-sponsors) and the discussion of Scientific Committee members, the IRDR Strategic P...
Extend till 23 APR - Call for participation: 2018 AI-SOCD at Heat Stress
13 April 2018 10:19
The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (SFDRR) emphasizes managing the risk of small-scale and large-scale, frequent and infrequent, sudden and slow-onset disasters caused by natural or man-made hazards.One of the most concerned issues in the SFDRR is the extreme climate events p...