BEIJING—A Letter of Cooperation to establish the International Programme Office of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Programme has been signed by the programme’s sponsors and Chinese counterparts. The IRDR co-sponsors—the International Council for Science (ICSU), the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR)—signed the agreement …

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IRDR China Launched

BEIJING—The inaugural meeting of the Chinese National Committee for Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR-China) was held in Beijing on October 8, 2010. IRDR-China is committed to promoting a high level of international exchange and cooperation, making full use of international scientific and technological resources, and enhancing the level of disaster prevention and mitigation. The …

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