Fourth Call for Abstracts - 2015 Global Assessment Report (GAR15)
23 December 2013 08:17
Research Areas 8 and 17The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) is issuing a Fourth Call for Abstracts as part of the development of the 2015 Global Assessment Report (GAR15). The GAR15 will be published prior to the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in 2015, in which...
Proposed Elements for Consideration in the Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction by the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Disaster Risk Reduction
20 December 2013 08:19
The SRSG’s ‘Proposed Elements’ draws on consultations of all stakeholders that began in early 2012, including online, local, national, regional and global events. Further guidance came from countries’ reports through the UNISDR HFA Monitor, the findings of the biennial UN Global Assessment Reports o...
IRDR Contributes to Discussions on UN Sustainable Development Goals
12 December 2013 20:36
An ad hoc working group comprising several members of the IRDR Science Committee (SC) and experts associated with the Programme, prepared a brief to inform the discussions of the United Nations General Assembly Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals. The OWG will hold its seventh...
Research outputs
04 December 2013 15:45
Scientific research and practitioner experience have revealed that disasters, development and poverty are intimately linked. Destruction of assets and livelihoods in disasters set back hard-won development gains and worsen poverty, often for extended periods of years[i]. Progress in ending extreme p...
Vacancy: Executive Director of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Programme (RE-ADVERTISED)
02 December 2013 11:31
The International Council for Science (ICSU), the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN-ISDR) invite applications for the important post of Executive Director of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) programme.IRDR is an ex...
Call for Abstracts - CEDIM Session "NH9.2 - Forensic Disaster Analyses" at EGU 2014
24 November 2013 12:19
Good Day Colleagues:The Center for Disaster Management and Risk Reduction Technology (CEDIM),, now has a call for abstracts for its session, "NH9.2 - Forensic Disaster Analyses" for the European GeoSciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2014. The EGU General Assembly will be held...
2nd IRDR Conference Call for Abstracts Deadline Extended
10 October 2013 14:13
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS DEADLINE EXTENDED2nd Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Conference“Integrated Disaster Risk Science: A tool for sustainability”Date: 7-9 June 2014 Beijing, ChinaVenue: China National Convention Center (CNCC), No.7 Tianchen East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100105 ChinaWe inv...
Research outputs
30 September 2013 10:01
AbstractIn a study commissioned by Directorate General Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection of the European Commission, the Joint Research Centre formulates technical recommendations for a European approach to standardize loss databases. Loss data are useful for the implementation of disaster risk...
UNISDR (2013) Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction
06 September 2013 15:22
GAR13 explores how businesses, by investing in disaster risk management, can reduce costs and interruptions represented by disaster losses and impacts; how performance and reputation can also be enhanced by minimising uncertainty and unpredictability; why effectively managing disaster risks should b...
Draft Programme for the Upcoming DwD/IDRiM Conference, 4-6 September 2013
31 July 2013 09:40
Good Day Colleagues:The draft programme for the upcoming DwD/IDRiM Conference, 4-6 September 2013, is now available for your review and comments. The Conference's theme is, "From Opportunity to Action: Bridging the Gap between Disaster Reduction and Development through Science(s), Technology and Peo...
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