Time: Tuesday 26 February 13:00 – 14:00 CET Source: https://council.science/events/moving-beyond-exposure-addressing-climate-related-risks-in-informal-coastal-settlements Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3710829050663008513 This webinar brings together two renowned experts to discuss disaster-induced displacement and resettlement and the associated risks people are facing in informal settlements. Speakers Bina Desai, Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre David Dodman, International Institute for Environment and Development Moderated by Dunja Krause, United Nations Research …

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Science and Policy Forum for the Implementation of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction Date: 13-14 May 2019 Venue: Palais des Nations, Geneva Co-organized by UNISDR Science Technology Advisory Groups (STAG) International Science Council (ISC) Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Background The new paradigm of risk-sensitive and risk-informed development triggered by the Sendai Framework …

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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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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 New Urban Agenda (NUA)-Habitat III. The Sendai Framework recognises this …

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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 development goals. Development and transformation for achieving the SDGs can be severely threatened by catastrophic events triggered …

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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 effective and evidence-based approach. The APRU (Association of Pacific Rim …

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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 UNESCO Regional Science Bureau for Asia and the Pacific.  The session …

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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 center at VNIT is hosted by Department of Architectire 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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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 awareness on disaster risk reduction and resilience and implement policies to prevent new risks. The unique amalgamation …

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