This Working Paper Series is a new publication of Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR), following the decision of the IRDR Scientific Committee in April 2019 to act to ‘Expand IRDR Network and Scientific Output’ (No. 5 of the IRDR Action Plan 2018-2020). This Working Paper Series is thus specially made to facilitate the dissemination …

IRDR Working Paper Series – Volumn 1Read More »

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 …

Outcome document of DRR session in 2018 Huangshan DialogueRead More »

IRDR, Tonkin+Taylor, and World Weather Research Programme of WMO together published a policy brief . The policy brief consists of Policy Recommendations, Contexts, Key Elements for a Total Warning System and Ongoing Initiatives. The effective communications are emphasised in the policy recommendations. The policy brief also provide with the diagram of the suggested warning system. …

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September Edition of DRR and Open DATA newsletter is now available for download. It was organized by  Disaster DATA Working Group of Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) programme of ICSU/UNISDR, CODATA task group Linked Open Data for Global Disaster Risk Research (LODGD), Sustainable Development Solution Network, Public Health England and Tonkin and Taylor. This is a monthly newletter …

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IRDR DATA together with Public Health England, CODATA, Sustainable Development Solutions Network and Tonkin+Taylor released the Disaster Risk Reduction and Open Data Newsletter. The newsletter consists of three parts: DRR and data in news, Publications on DRR and data, Upcoming DRR and data events. Please download for more information: 

The 2018 Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction was co-organised by UNISDR and the Government of Mongolia from 3-6 July 2018 in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia. The Ulaanbaatar Declaration was adopted, and a two-year Action Plan agreed, to accelerate implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia. The Sendai Framework …

Ulaanbaataar Declaration recognizes the contribution of science and technology research and its application to Sendai Framework and and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable DevelopmentRead More »

One of IRDR Young Scientists, Dr. Sameer Deshkar recently published a Project Report  titled “Socio-Ecological Resilience as a Sustainable Development Strategy for Remote Rural Settlements in India – Integrating Community Perspective” as the Principal Investigator of the Project. The project was a Follow-on-Research supported by IRDR ICoE-Taipei and START International Inc., USA. The project is …

IRDR Young Scientists Publication: Socio-Ecological Resilience as a Sustainable Development Strategy for Remote Rural Settlements in India-Integrating Community PerspectiveRead More »