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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...
IRDR Scientific Committee gets new Chair and three new members
15 March 2019 16:41
Australian Prof. John HANDMER takes over as Chair of IRDR Scientific Committee, replacing Dr. Shuaib LWASA. Prof. John Handmer, senior scientist of Das Royal Melbourne Institue of Technology oder RMIT University, Australia, assumed the role of Chair of the Scientific Committee of the Integrated R...
WEBINAR Moving beyond exposure: addressing climate-related risks in informal coastal settlements
25 February 2019 09:25
Time: Tuesday 26 February 13:00 – 14:00 CETSource: https://council.science/events/moving-beyond-exposure-addressing-climate-related-risks-in-informal-coastal-settlementsRegister: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3710829050663008513This webinar brings together two renowned experts to discuss...
Save date for Science and Policy Forum in Geneva - a preparatory event of GP2019
21 February 2019 10:34
Science and Policy Forum for the Implementation of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk ReductionDate: 13-14 May 2019Venue: Palais des Nations, GenevaCo-organized by UNISDR Science Technology Advisory Groups (STAG) International Science Council (ISC) Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR)Backg...
Provide your comments for LODGD White Paper on Next generation disaster data infrastructure
17 February 2019 10:06
The work of Linked Open Data for Global Disaster Risk Research (LODGD) task group of CODATA is an increasingly important activity linking four global milestones – the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR), Sustainable Development Goal (SDG), Paris Agreement for Climate Change and the...
Register for the Herrenhausen Conference "Extreme Events: Building Climate Resilient Societies"
15 February 2019 17:11
The Herrenhausen Conference "Extreme Events: Building Climate Resilient Societies" will take place in Hanover, Germany, on October 9-11, 2019.Registration is open now!The overall objective of the conference is to elucidate the relations between climate extremes, societal resilience, and sustainable...
Survey: 30 Innovations used in Disaster Risk Reduction : products and approaches
09 January 2019 09:40
Click here for Survey!The impacts and damages caused by natural hazards are still enormous.While various disaster risk reduction (DRR) measures have been taken for many years, the application of science, technology and innovations are required more than ever to develop and implement further effectiv...
IRDR output of Huangshan Dialogue
04 January 2019 11:14
At the 3rd Huangshan Dialogue on UNESCO Sites and Sustainable Development, UNESCO HIST and IRDR co-organised the session Disaster Risk Assessment and Mitigation for UNESCO Sites. The session was chaired by Dr. Hans Thulstrup, the Senior Programme Specialist of Water and Environment Sciences of UNES...
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