IRDR young scientist Paul Muñoz from Universidad de Cuenca of Ecuador pulished his first result of his project with his colleagues on the flash-flood forecasting. Citation: Muñoz, Paul; Orellana-Alvear, Johanna; Willems, Patrick; Célleri, Rolando. 2018. “Flash-Flood Forecasting in an Andean Mountain Catchment—Development of a Step-Wise Methodology Based on the Random Forest Algorithm.” Water 10, no. 11: 1519. https://doi.org/10.3390/w10111519 Flash-flood forecasting has …

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IRDR Young Scientists Programme started in late 2016. Currently, it is a community of 115 young researchers from over 40 countries for 3 batches. IRDR has invited our young scientists to participate the research of IRDR DATA and RIA working groups, provided training programmes hosted by IRDR communities, and recommended the young scientists to attending …

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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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International Conference on Integrated Science & Technology Contributions for Informed National Policy-Making and Action for the Implementation of the Sendai Framework was organised by Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR), International Science Council(ISC), United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) Science and Technology Advisory Group (STAG),  Science Council of Japan (SCJ), National Research Institute for Earth …

UNISDR Sci&Tech Roadmap was reviewed in the IRDR Chengdu MeetingRead More »

The 20th IRDR Scientific Committee Meeting was held on 15 Oct followed by the International Conference on Integrated Science & Technology Contributions for Informed National Policy-Making and Action for the Implementation of the Sendai Framework on 16-17 Oct in Chengdu. Some IRDR young scientists participated the events and played important roles. Atta-ur Rahman proposed to establish …

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A new journal by Elsevier: “Progress in Disaster Science” with Prof. Rajib Shaw as Editor-in-chief is in the preparation. The journal welcomes periodic review of advancement of Sendai Framework (as invited viewpoints) as well original papers on any topic related to disaster risk reduction. The inaugural volume will be launched in the Global Platform in …

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