About us
Toward inclusive, safe and sustainable development
Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) is an international scientific programme cosponsored by the International Science Council (ISC) and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR). The International Programme Office (IPO) of IRDR is supported by China Association of Science and Technology (CAST), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR) of CAS.
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Mission
IRDR’s mission is to mobilize science for the reduction of all types of disaster risk; building resilience and reducing vulnerability by integrating risk science with climate change adaptation and mitigation and sustainable development. IRDR aims to usher in an inclusive, safe and sustainable world by promoting a better understanding of disaster risk and the effective use of risk science in decision-making.
Research Objectives
1. improve knowledge and understanding of risk and uncertainty that hamper progress toward inclusive, safe and sustainable development; 2. promote innovation in research and action, and explore effective solutions in DRR; and 3. build institutional capacity required under various socio-economic and cultural settings and development contexts for risk-informed sustainable development.
Governance
IRDR is oversighted by its Co-Sponsors, Donor and Host. The IRDR Scientific Committee (SC) provides overall guidance on the development and the implementation of IRDR Action Plans. IRDR IPO serves as the Secretariat of IRDR.
Community
Scientific Committee (SC), National Committees (NCs), International Centres of Excellence (ICoEs), Young Scientists Programme (YSP), in partnership with global DRR stakeholders
NEWS RELEASES
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UNDRR/ISC Hazard Information Profiles Review User Survey
News
18 February 2024
Following the publication of the UNDRR/ISC Hazard Information Profiles (HIPs) in October 2021, we are now undertaking a 'light touch' review to update the HIPs. We are seeking views of current and potential users to inform the updated version.
Vacancy: Executive Director of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) programme
News
15 February 2024
Beijing, China | Application deadline: 18 March 2024
IRDR 2024 Season's Greeting
News
26 December 2023
At this year end of 2023, the team of IRDR IPO wishes you very best holiday season!
Call for Case Studies on Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage and Climate Actions from Asia-Pacific Region
Events
06 November 2023
Call for Submission- Any interested teams and individuals are encouraged to submit case studies from Asia and the Pacific that illustrate the roles and risks of intangible cultural heritage in the context of climate change.
IRDR publications
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Scientific Outputs
26 January 2024
This Report is a culmination of thorough exchanges during various sessions and side events, integrating key points from invited presentations and participant discussions.
Scientific Outputs
31 December 2023
This report analysized the impact of the Gansu Jishishan Earthquake and the relief activities base on the nighttime light data provided by the satellite SDG-1.
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