As IRDR Internatioanl Centre of Excellence for Risk Education and Learning (ICoE-REaL), Periperi U is an Africa-rooted and -led initiative that began in 2006 in five universities in Algeria, Ethiopia, Ghana, South Africa and Tanzania. It aims to advance risk education in Africa by mobilising university talent across regions, disciplines and language groupings. In this October, […]Read More
The following are the IRDR’s publications since the Programme began in 2010.
IRDR, CO-DATA and Tonkin+Taylor released a white paper on disaster loss data. The UN Sendai Framework has four goals and seven targets covering global, national and local level disaster risk reduction. The UN General Assembly (Resolution A/71/644, 2 February, 2017) defined 38 indicators for monitoring the targets of the Sendai framework, on which participating countries […]Read More
This report describes the progress of the Periperi U Consortium of Universities from 01 April – 30 June 2017, as required in terms of USAID Agreement AID-OFDA-G-16-00115. It describes the consortium’s progress with specific reference to the eight key focus areas of the Periperi U programme. These eight key focus areas fall within two sub-sectors, […]Read More
A study report of the CODATA Task Group on Linked Open Data for Global Disaster Risk Research was published recently by IRDR and ICSU CODATA. This report consists of seven chapters as following: Open and Linkable: New Strategies of International Science Data Management Status of Open Data for disaster research Gaps and Challenges in Linking […]Read More
As discussed during the 16th IRDR Scientific Committee Meeting, IRDR and ICSU proposed to prepare policy briefs for 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction. The aim is to contribute scientific inputs into critical issues for the implementation and monitoring of the Sendai Framework, and highlight IRDR’s products that are of direct relevance. Now the […]Read More
This publication is jointly developed by UNISDR Asia Science Technology and Academia Advisory Group (ASTAAG), Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) and Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC). A call for submission was made for co-designing disaster risk reduction focusing on participatory action and communication in science, […]Read More