Prof. Rajib Shaw(IRDR IPO Executive Director, Co-Chair of ASTAAG), joined with Prof. Takako Izumi (International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University) and Prof. Peijun Shi (State Key Laboratory of Earth Surface Processes and Resource Ecology, Beijing Normal University, Chair of ASTAAG), published new paper Perspectives of Science and Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction of Asia …

Prof. Rajib Shaw published new paper about Sci&Tech in DRR of Asia with Prof. Takako Izumi and Prof. Peijun ShiRead More »

The Regional Innovation Forum-Asia was held in Bangkok, December 6th and 7th, 2016.   IRDR is one of the organizers with ADRRN, OCHA, MoreImpact and UNDP. IRDR Executive Director Prof. Rajib Shaw attended this meeting. The Asia-Pacific region is home to 40 per cent of all natural disasters and 84 per cent of people affected by …

RIF-Asia provided a facilitated space to develop innovative solutions to DRRRead More »

On Nov 30th, 2016, IRDR welcomed four new ICoEs in its scientific network! ICoE- CCOUC for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response, located in Hong Kong, China, is proposed by Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and The Chinese University of Hong Kong for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC). It will be directed by Prof. Emily …

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International Training Workshop on Strengthening Science Capacities for Sustainable Development and Disaster Risk Reduction, focused on Digital Belt and Road Initiative (DBAR) – Disaster Theme, opened on Nov 28th, 2016, Sanya, China at RADI Sanya Campus. (Notification before) In the opening ceremony, Prof. GUO Huadong (Director, SDIM), Mr. HU Changyou (Deputy Secretary-General of Sanya City), …

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In 6th Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, IRDR co-hosted with ICoE REAL and Periperi University the pre-event and side events, and contributed to the science technology academia stakeholder group commitments in Africa. An exciting meeting with the 12 university representatives for the future of science and technology in Africa. IRDR was represented by …

6th Africa RIF for DRR released a statement to stress the Scientific, Technical and Academic Communities in DRRRead More »

Event: Strengthening Science, Technology and Academic Engagement in Implementing the Yaoundé Framework in Africa: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities Venue: InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, Mauritius, Frangipani Room 16h30–17h30, 22 November, 2016 Why this Session? This session seeks to reflect on the role of science, technology and academic engagement in advancing DRR in Africa, underlining the need for …

Focus on Side-event of 6th Africa Regional Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction: Strengthening Science, Technology and Academic EngagementRead More »

AMCDRR Thematic Session: Application of Science and Technology for DRR, which is titled as “Strengthening the contribution of Science and Technology for disaster risk reduction: Emphasizing the role of climate science, earth observation and information technologies for building resilience”, was successfully held in the afternoon of November 4, 2016, New Delhi, India. This session aims …

AMCDRR Thematic Session Stressed the Contribution of Science and Technology for DRRRead More »

AMCDRR Featured Event 2: Application of science and technology for prevention of new risks, was successfully held in the morning of November 4, 2016, New Delhi, India. This event was led by Government of India and the collaborators are UNISDR Asian Science, Technology and Academia Advisory Group(ASTAAG) and Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR). The …

Science Technology got high priority in DRR Agenda in AMCDRR through its Feature EventRead More »

Call for Submission of Case Studies and Good Practices on Co-Designing Disaster Risk Reduction Solutions: Toward Participatory Action and Communication in Science, Technology and Academia A. Background Following the advent of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (SFDRR) adopted by UN Member states on March 2015, it is essential to consider how the …

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