We are pleased share the conference outcome document of the 1st Asian Science and Technology Conference on DRR held on 23-24 august 2016 in Bangkok. The Conference brought together more than 300 senior policy-makers, practitioners, researchers and academics, civil society and the private sector in the realm of disaster risk reduction from across Asia, and more widely, to discuss […]Read More
The following are the IRDR’s publications since the Programme began in 2010.
This publication is developed by a group of individuals from the Asia Science Technology AcademiaAdvisory Group (ASTAAG) with support from researchers, scientists from different countries. A call for submission was made for case studies on application of science and technology for disaster risk reduction. A total of 28 case studies on 13 countries and 4 cross […]Read More
In the past 17 months, the IRDR network was well represented in the preparatory work and actual proceedings in Sendai. IRDR scientists provided a good deal of information about the role of science and technology in general, as well as IRDR’s own specific role in the implementation of the framework that was to be agreed upon. […]Read More
Forensic Investigations of Disasters (FORIN) has an important new publication: Forensic Investigations of Disasters (FORIN): a conceptual framework and guide to research. 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 identify and analyse processes of risk construction. Download […]Read More
Integrating scientific research with disaster risk management in support of implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 Download here: IRDR Brochure_webRead More
In this issue of the IRDR Newsletter, we feature IRDR at the 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (3rd WCDRR) with highlights on the strong recognition of science for DRR in the Sendai Framework for Action. During the 3rd WCDRR, IRDR was involved in the planning and delivery of most of the conference […]Read More