Download: [EN][SP][CN] IRDR FORIN Report Forensic Investigations of Disasters (FORIN): a conceptual framework and guide to research has been translated into Chinese recently by IRG-Project and reviewed by IRDR IPO. This is FORIN’s second major publication. It both articulates a conceptual framework for understanding disaster risk, and codifies and presents a set of methodological principles to […]Read More
The following are the IRDR’s publications since the Programme began in 2010.
Dr. Frank Thomalla from IRDR ICoE-TDDR published an academic paper on Sustainablity with his colleagues recently. Thomalla, F.; Boyland, M.; Johnson, K.; Ensor, J.; Tuhkanen, H.; Gerger Swartling, Å.; Han, G.; Forrester, J.; Wahl, D. Transforming Development and Disaster Risk. Sustainability 2018, 10, 1458. https://doi.org/10.3390/su10051458. This is the feature article of the Special Issue “Transforming Development and Disaster Risk” of the Journal “Sustainability”. This article focuses on the complex relationship between development and […]Read More
Science & technology into action: Disaster risk reduction perspectives from Asia was published during the 2nd Asian Science and Technology Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction this month in Beijing, China. This publication “takes forward the 12 action points, adopted at the First Asian Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction as contribution to the […]Read More
On November 20, Elsevier has launched an important new report, A Global Outlook on Disaster Science, in partnership with global experts and leading international institutions, including IRDR. The report displays an analysis of global disaster science scholarly output and specific topics being studied within research on different types of disasters. One of the most novel analyses presented […]Read More
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
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