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Yogyakarta declaration on disaster risk reduction in Asia and the Pacific 2012
02 November 2012 14:00
A declaration endorsed by Heads of Government, Ministers, and Heads of Delegation of countries in Asia and the Pacific, as an outcome of the Fifth Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR), calling on disaster risk reduction (DRR) stakeholders to: (i) participate fully in the...
IRDR DATA Working Group Sessions on 23rd International CODATA Conference
29 October 2012 06:09
IRDR is pleased to announce that its DATA working group will lead 2 sessions on the 23rd CODATA International Conference—Open Data and Information for a Changing Planet, which will be held on 31 October – 2 November, 2012 in Taipei, China.These 2 sessions are scheduled on October 31, identified resp...
International Day for Disaster Reduction - October 13, 2012
25 September 2012 07:20
The International Day for Disaster Reduction is a day to celebrate how people and communities are reducing their risk to disasters and raising awareness about the importance of DRR.The theme for 2012 is "Women and Girls: the [in] Visible Force of Resilience".Women and girls make a major contribution...
First IUGG GRC Conference on Extreme Natural Hazards and Their Impacts - FORIN Workshop
13 September 2012 08:15
Dear Colleagues, Partners and Collaborators,The First IUGG GRC Conference on Extreme Natural Hazards and Their Impacts will be held on Chapman University campus during 8-12 December, 2012. Please submit your abstract, for list of scientific sessions and detailed information here. The deadline for t...
Call for Applications for the Advanced Institute on Data for Coastal Cities at Risk
29 August 2012 07:36
Dear Colleagues, Partners and Collaborators,The 2012 Advanced Institute on Data for Coastal Cities at Risk will be held 22 – 27 October 2012 and is hosted and organized by Integrated Research on Disaster Risk International Centre for Excellence (IRDR ICoE) located in Taipei, China, in partnership wi...
Review Article "Risk interpretation and action: A conceptual framework for responses to natural hazards"
15 August 2012 01:21
A review article titled Risk interpretation and action: A conceptual framework for responses to natural hazards has been published in the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, which is available for download.The aim of the article is the importance of a need for a better understanding of...
Regional Workshop on Disaster Risk Management in Latin America and the Caribbean - Extended Deadline
08 August 2012 03:14
Dear Colleagues, Partners and Collaborators,Closing Date for Application for the Regional Workshop on Disaster Risk Management in Latin America and the Caribbean: Towards a project plan for integrating science and risk management for the region has been extended until August 13th, 2012.Proposal for...
Job Opportunity at IRDR
23 July 2012 06:41
Dear Colleagues, Partners and Collaborators,IRDR is currently looking for a Web Editor - Science Communications Officer.International and national applicants are welcome.The main purpose of the job is to help develop the in-house information technology capacity and corporate image of IRDR. The incu...
Regional Workshop on Disaster Risk Management in Latin America and the Caribbean
13 July 2012 06:29
Dear Colleagues, Partners and Collaborators,Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR), Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean of the International Council for Science (ICSU ROLAC) and National Council for Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET), in collaboration with National Acad...
A Special FORIN Seminar during IUGG GRC Conference in December 2012
12 July 2012 08:32
Dear Colleagues, Partners and Collaborators,A special FORIN seminar, co-sponsored by IRDR and IUGG will be held at the First IUGG GRC Conference. Papers are solicited for this Special Session "Forensic Investigations of Disasters (FORIN)”.The First IUGG GRC Conference on Extreme Natural Hazards and...