The 3rd Conference of Digital Belt and Road (DBAR 2018) will be held in Tengchong, Yunnan, China from 5th of December 2018 to 7th of December 2018. IRDR is one of the co-sponsors. DBAR is a pioneering international venture to share expertise, knowledge, technologies and data to demonstrate the significance of Earth observation and big Earth data applications for …

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IRDR ICoE-SEADPRI-UKM, the Malaysia Window to Cambridge at Univerisiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (MW2C@UKM), is convening a training workshop on Geohazards and Disaster Risk Reduction on 18-20 September 2018 in Penang, Malaysia. The workshop will be held in conjunction with the National Geological Conference 2018 convened by the Geological Society of Malaysia and their key partners. The …

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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 scientist Dr. Suresh Chaudhary recently published his research on Sustainability with his colleagues. Citation: Chaudhary, S., Wang, Y., Khanal, N. R., Xu, P., Fu, B., Dixit, A. M., … & Lu, Y. (2018). Social Impact of Farmland Abandonment and Its Eco-Environmental Vulnerability in the High Mountain Region of Nepal: A Case Study of Dordi …

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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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Date: October 1st – October 5th, 2018 Venue: IRDR ICoE-Taipei   East Asia is located at the western Pacific, where large and moderate size earthquakes frequently occurred and define the locations of active convergent plate boundary. Many large cities of East Asia, for example, Tokyo, Taipei, Manila, and Jakarta are located either on or near …

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SiDRR, one of IRDR flagship projects, recently published a paper to introduce this programme and point out the collaboration  opportunities on Journal of Mountain Science. Citation: Lei Y, Cui P,Regmi AD, et al. (2018)An international program on Silk Road Disaster Risk Reduction – a Belt and Road initiative (2016-2020). Journal of Mountain Science 15(7). https://doi.org/10.1007s118-4842-4 “Silk …

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Chandra Laxmi Hada, one of IRDR Young Scientists, is the Urban Disaster Risk Reduction Advisor of DCA Nepal – Danish International Humanitarian and Development Organization. She recently initiated an innovative project “PRAYAS: Promoting new Resilience Approaches in Younger And Smaller municipalities”. This project is designed to Strengthened risk informed planning process through integration of digital technologies with …

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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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