LIPI (the Indonesian Institute of Sciences) delegation visited IRDR on April 10, 2018. In the meeting, Mr. HAN Qunli, the Executive Director of IRDR, welcomed Prof. Bambang Subiyanto, the Chairman of LIPI, and his delegation. Mr. Han made an introduction about the mission, structure and projects of IRDR.  Prof.  Gadis Sri Haryani on behalf of …

LIPI delegation visit IRDRRead More »

2018 IRDR China Annual Meeting was held on 27 March in Beijing. This meeting was chaired by Prof. GUO Huadong, the academician of Chinese Academy of Science (CAS) and the chair of IRDR China. The first session is the reports from CAST (donor of IRDR), IRDR IPO and IRDR China Secretariat. Mr. WANG Qinglin, the …

2018 IRDR China Annual MeetingRead More »

Workshop:  Malaysia Window to Cambridge at UKM (MW2C@UKM)Training Workshop on Disaster Resilient Cities: Advances in Meteorological Forecasting and Hazards Assessment Time and Date: 28-29 June 2018 Location and Venue: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Organizers: SEADPRI-UKM, University of Cambridge, ANCST The Malaysia Window to Cambridge at Univerisiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (MW2C@UKM) is convening a Training Workshop on Disaster …

MW2C@UKM Training Workshop on Disaster Resilient CitiesRead More »

  The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (SFDRR) emphasizes managing the risk of small-scale and large-scale, frequent and infrequent, sudden and slow-onset disasters caused by natural or man-made hazards. One of the most concerned issues in the SFDRR is the extreme climate events posing threats on human societies worldwide. For example, heat waves …

Call for participation: 2018 AI-SOCD at Heat StressRead More »

The Stakeholder Consultation Meeting of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction was held mainly by UNISDR on Feb 20-21, 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland. Gordon McBean (ICSU president), Anne-Sophie Stevance(ICSU), Shuaib Lwasa(IRDR SC Chair), Rajib Shaw (IRDR SC member and UNISDR STAG Chair) and Virginia Murray(IRDR SC member) attended the meeting.   The stakeholder engagement …

UNISDR Stakeholder Consultation Meeting 20-21 February 2018Read More »

Dr. Riyanti Djalante of UNU-IAS, a new member of IRDR Scientific Committee, convenes a session and calls for submissions on Human Security and Climate Change in the 2018 World Social Science Forum (WSSF), which takes place in Fukuoka, Japan, between 25-28 September 2018. The overall theme of WSSF 2018 is “Security and Equality for Sustainable …

WSSF2018 Calls for abstract submissions and grant programmes for early-career researchersRead More »

This past January 15, an IRDR publication named “The Forensic Investigation of Disasters” (FORIN) was launched by  the Regional Office of Latin America and the Caribbean of the International Council of Science, in joint efforts with the Ministry of the Interior and the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of El Salvador. The launch took place …

Launching of “The Forensic Investigation of Disasters” (FORIN)Read More »

WMO World Weather Research Programme (WWRP) delegation, consisting of  Paolo M. Ruti (Chief of WWRP), Julia Keller (Junior Professional officer), Brian Golding (Co-chair of HIWeather Project of WWRP) and David Johnston (Co-chair of HIWeather Project of WWRP), visited IRDR IPO on Feb 1, 2018 in Beijing.  CHEN Fang from IRDR China and YANG Saini, ZHANG Qiang from …

Communication of risks and investment on young generation are put forward in the collaboration between IRDR and WWRPRead More »

Prof. GUO Huadong, Academician of Chinese Academy of Science, Ex-officio of IRDR, delivered a comment article “Steps to the digital Silk Road” on the international journal of science Nature. He urges that sharing big data from satellite imagery and other Earth observations across Asia, the Middle East and east Africa is key to sustainability. In this paper, Prof. …

NATURE: Steps to the digital Silk RoadRead More »