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[ONLINE SURVEY] ASDMP: ASEAN Science-Based Disaster Management Project
13 June 2017 15:44
Click here!Due to its disaster-prone location, it is imperative that ASEAN is equipped with the necessary tools to inform its disaster risk management policies. Projects that inform ASEAN disaster risk management policy-making processes can decrease the effects of extreme climate events.The ASDMP pr...
IRDR Communication Strategy and IRDR ICoE Collaboration Plan Were Highlighted in 17th IRDR Scientific Committee Meeting
12 June 2017 14:58
The 17th Meeting of the IRDR Scientific Committee was held in Cancun, Mexico on May 22-23. It was hosted by ICSU and co-organized by IRDR IPO.The agenda of Day 1 was restricted to the SC members, the ex-officio and the IPO. The update of IRDR was presented. The IRDR strategy plan of action, governin...
IRDR joins the Sendai Partnership for Implementation of SFDRR on Landslides
01 June 2017 18:24
4th World Landslide Forum was held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, May 29 – June 2, 2017. The theme is “LANDSLIDE RESEARCH AND RISK REDUCTION FOR ADVANCING CULTURE OF LIVING WITH NATURAL HAZARDS”.In the forum, Prof. Shuaib Lwasa, the Chair of IRDR Scientific Committee, on behalf of IRDR, signed on the ISDR-...
Bapon Dives into Climate Resilience in Cozumel, Mexico
01 June 2017 09:29
2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction was held in Cancun, Mexico. IRDR organized its Science Committee (SC) meeting before the platform in the beautiful city Cancun. Beside Global Platform, our SC member Dr Bapon Fakhruddin visited Cozumel and was rewarded with a Mayoral award of apprecia...
ICoE-CCOUC delivered two presentations in IGNITE stage of Global Platform
26 May 2017 15:27
The IGNITE stage is a special venue at the entrance of the 2017 Global Platform conference centre where selected participants are allowed 15 minutes to present a disaster risk reduction topic, project or initiative. Its aim is to widen the array of topics that are discussed at the Global Platform be...
IRDR welcomes new International Centre of Excellence on Transforming Development and Disaster Risk from SEI and updated its network map
25 May 2017 14:28
At its recent 17th meeting, convened in Cancun, Mexcio, the IRDR Scientific Committee (SC) reviewed the proposal submitted by Stockholm Environment Institute(SEI) to establish an IRDR International Centre of Excellence (ICoE) on Transforming Development and Disaster Risk (ICoE-TDDR). And it has bee...
Professor Gordon McBean of Canada announced as Winner of the 62nd International Meteorological Organization (IMO) Prize by the World Meteorological Organization
22 May 2017 11:32
The World Meteorological Organization, the United Nations System’s authoritative voice on Weather, Climate and Water, has announced that Professor Gordon McBean of Canada as the winner of the 62nd International Meteorological Organization (IMO) Prize and will receive his award in 2018*. The IMO Pri...
Qianhai Consensus was delivered after the International Symposium on Integrated Governance of Large-scale Disaster and Economic Risks
15 May 2017 17:55
The International Symposium on Integrated Governance of Large-scale Disaster and Economic Risks, held 13-14 May 2017 in Qianhai, Shenzhen, China. This symposium was co-sponsored by 1) Beijing Normal University, 2) Qianhai Shenzhen-Hongkong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone of Shenzhen and 3)...
IRDR Published 5 Policy Briefs for 2017 Global Platform for DRR
12 May 2017 17:57
As discussed during the 16th IRDR Scientific Committee Meeting, IRDR and ICSU proposed to prepare policy briefs for 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction. The aim is to contribute scientific inputs into critical issues for the implementation and monitoring of the Sendai Framework, and hig...
Co-designing Disaster Risk Reduction Solutions: Towards participatory action and communication in science, technology and academia
12 May 2017 10:28
This publication is jointly developed by UNISDR Asia Science Technology and Academia Advisory Group (ASTAAG), Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) and Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC). A call for submission was made for...
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