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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...
IRDR ICoE in Resilient Communities and Settlements (RCS) Was Formally Inaugurated
29 December 2018 09:34
IRDR ICoE in Resilient Communities and Settlements (RCS) was formally inaugurated this week at Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), Nagpur. The center was inaugurated at the hands of Dr. Padole, Director, VNIT Nagpur in the presence of other eminent faculty members and Deans. The ce...
Call for participation: International Symposium on “Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development”
18 December 2018 14:39
International Symposium on “Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development” from 7 -8 March, 2019 , which IRDR is one of the network partners, scheduled to be held at Asian Institute of Technology, THAILAND [www.disaster-sustainability.org]. The Sendai Framework Agenda for 2030 calls to increase a...
Call for abstracts: IRDR Flagship Project-SiDRR session on 2019 EGU GA
15 November 2018 12:15
Session:Disaster Risk Reduction for Hydro-geo Hazards in the Region of Silk RoadSession No: NH9.3/GI2.6Abstract submission: https://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2019/session/31465Submission deadline: 10 January 2019, 13:00 CETConvener: Peng Cui (Academician of CAS, IRDR SC member)Co-conveners...
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