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. Riyanti Djalante (UNU-IAS, IRDR-SC), Dr. Mizan Bisri (UNU-IAS, IRDR-YS), Prof. …

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SPIN (Sri Lanka, Pakistan, India and Nepal) Team has won the regional Seed Grant for the research on “Examining the Heat Stress Impact on the South Asian Vulnerable Urban Population – A System Thinking Approach”. This research grant is provided by IRDR-ICoE Taipei under the 2018 Advanced Institute – Heat Stress Sensors, Early Warning and …

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IRDR young scientist Dr. Basanta Raj Adhikari has been nominated for “Young Affiliates” by the The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) for 5 years. He has received this award in the 28th TWAS annual meeting from Prof. Dr. Bai Chunli, President, TWAS held in Trieste, Italy. He received this prestigious award for his outstanding contribution …

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IRDR Young Scientists Programme started in late 2016. Currently, it is a community of 115 young researchers from over 40 countries for 3 batches. IRDR has invited our young scientists to participate the research of IRDR DATA and RIA working groups, provided training programmes hosted by IRDR communities, and recommended the young scientists to attending …

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The 20th IRDR Scientific Committee Meeting was held on 15 Oct followed by the International Conference on Integrated Science & Technology Contributions for Informed National Policy-Making and Action for the Implementation of the Sendai Framework on 16-17 Oct in Chengdu. Some IRDR young scientists participated the events and played important roles. Atta-ur Rahman proposed to establish …

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IRDR Young Scientist Dr. Mayeda Rashid’s programme was presented her programme at the 43rd Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop in Colorado. The title of the programme is Teacher Facilitated Child-Centred Disaster Resilience Education Program: A Participatory Action Research Study in Bangladesh. This study aims to design and test a disaster resilience education program for …

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IRDR Young Scientists Dr. Ranit Chatterjee and Dr. Raju Sarkar participated the Research Summit on Health-related Emergency and Disaster Risk Management (H-EDRM) on 9-10 July. This summit was organized by IRDR ICoE-Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC) with WHO Thematic Platform for Health Emergency & Disaster Risk Management …

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  IRDR young scientist Emmanuel Raju, Assistant Professor frmo Faculty of Law & Global Health Section, Copenhagen Centre for Disaster Research, University of Copenhagen recently was awarded as Outstanding Reviewer for Disaster Prevention and Management: An International Journal in the 2018 Emerald Literati Awards. Emmanuel was selected by the editorial team based on his contribution to the …

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A.M. Aslam Saja, one of IRDR young scientists, recently pulished “An inclusive and adaptive framework” in the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction with his colleagues. Resilience is a multifaceted phenomenon, and approaches to measure resilience across disciplines have produced wide-ranging methods. This paper presents an inclusive and adaptive ‘5S’ social resilience framework that was …

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