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 …

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Download: [EN][SP][CN] IRDR FORIN Report Forensic Investigations of Disasters (FORIN): a conceptual framework and guide to research has been translated into Chinese recently by IRG-Project and reviewed by IRDR IPO. This is FORIN’s second major publication. It both articulates a conceptual framework for understanding disaster risk, and codifies and presents a set of methodological principles to …

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Dr. Frank Thomalla from IRDR ICoE-TDDR published an academic paper on Sustainablity  with his colleagues recently. Thomalla, F.; Boyland, M.; Johnson, K.; Ensor, J.; Tuhkanen, H.; Gerger Swartling, Å.; Han, G.; Forrester, J.; Wahl, D. Transforming Development and Disaster Risk. Sustainability 2018, 10, 1458. https://doi.org/10.3390/su10051458. This is the feature article of the Special Issue “Transforming Development and Disaster Risk” of the Journal “Sustainability”. This article focuses on the complex relationship between development and …

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Science & technology into action: Disaster risk reduction perspectives from Asia was published during the 2nd Asian Science and Technology Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction this month in Beijing, China. This publication “takes forward the 12 action points, adopted at the First Asian Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction as contribution to the …

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On November 20, Elsevier has launched an important new report, A Global Outlook on Disaster Science, in partnership with global experts and leading international institutions, including IRDR. The report displays an analysis of global disaster science scholarly output and specific topics being studied within research on different types of disasters. One of the most novel analyses presented …

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