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Transforming Development and Disaster Risk
09 May 2018 10:19
Dr. Frank Thomalla from IRDR ICoE-TDDR published an academic paper on Sustainablity with his colleagues recently.Thomalla, F.; Boyland, M.; Johnson, K.; Ensor, J.; Tuhkanen, H.; Gerger Swartling, Å.; Han, G.; Forrester, J.; Wahl, D. Transforming Development and Disaster Risk. Sustainability 2018, 1...
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...
Science & technology into action: Disaster risk reduction perspectives from Asia
23 April 2018 15:02
Science & technology into action: Disaster risk reduction perspectives from Asia was published during the 2nd Asian Science and Technology Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction this month in Beijing, China.This publication "takes forward the 12 action points, adopted at the First Asian Science a...
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...
LIPI delegation visit IRDR
11 April 2018 11:06
LIPI (the Indonesian Institute of Sciences) delegation visited IRDR on April 10, 2018.In the meeting, Mr. HAN Qunli, the Executive Director of IRDR, welcomed Prof. Bambang Subiyanto, the Chairman of LIPI, and his delegation. Mr. Han made an introduction about the mission, structure and projects of I...
2018 IRDR China Annual Meeting
28 March 2018 13:53
2018 IRDR China Annual Meeting was held on 27 March in Beijing. This meeting was chaired by Prof. GUO Huadong, the academician of Chinese Academy of Science (CAS) and the chair of IRDR China.The first session is the reports from CAST (donor of IRDR), IRDR IPO and IRDR China Secretariat. Mr. WANG Qin...
MW2C@UKM Training Workshop on Disaster Resilient Cities
26 March 2018 11:10
Workshop: Malaysia Window to Cambridge at UKM (MW2C@UKM)Training Workshop on Disaster Resilient Cities: Advances in Meteorological Forecasting and Hazards AssessmentTime and Date:28-29 June 2018Location and Venue:Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaOrganizers:SEADPRI-UKM, University of Cambridge, ANCSTThe Malaysi...
World Social Science Forum 2018 call for papers
19 March 2018 13:24
The International Social Science Council (ISSC) has launched a call for papers for the 2018 World Social Science Forum, which takes place between 25-28 September 2018 in Fukuoka, Japan. The theme is “Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures”. The growing complexity of the challenges facing...
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