Addressing the challenges of natural & human-induced environmental hazards
Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) is a decade-long research programme co-sponsored by the International Science Council ( merged by International Council for Science (ICSU), the International Social Science Council (ISSC), and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR). It is a global, multi-disciplinary approach to dealing with the challenges brought by natural disasters, mitigating their impacts, and improving related policy-making mechanisms.
To develop trans-disciplinary, multi-sectorial alliances for:in-depth, practical disaster risk reduction research studies, and the implementation of effective evidence-based disaster risk policies and practices.
1.Characterisation of hazard, vulnerability and risk. 2.Effective decision-making in complex and changing risk context. 3.Reducing risk and curbing losses through knowledge-based actions.
To In support of the IRDR Strategic Plan , the Programme is guided by the following mechanisms:Co-Sponsors (ISC, UNDRR),Scientific Committee (SC),International Programme Office (IPO).
The following are the elements of the IRDR’s research programme: National and Regional Committees(NCs), International Centres of Excellence (ICoEs), Young Scientists Programme.
International Forum on Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals, 6-8 September 2021
Events23 August 2021 10:24
International Research Center of Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals to support the implementation of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development will be launched in this Conference.
Conference: 1st International Forum on Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals, 6 September 2021
Events02 July 2021 15:30
The International Research Center of Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals is please to invite scientists, engineers, policymakers, and experts from around the world to the Forum.
Webinar:Foreseeable Future-Seamless Integration of data to enhance climate and disaster risk reduction
Events02 July 2021 15:26
Join us in this side event (track 2, block 1) as part of UN Climate Change’s Asia Pacific Climate Week 2021 on 6 July 2021
IRDR 2021 Conference pleasingly announced the Soft Launch of the Global Research Agenda on DRR
News12 June 2021 08:27
This Agenda was commissioned by the International Science Council (ISC) and the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and the development has been led by the Integrated Research on Risk program (IRDR).
Opening Session of IRDR 2021 Conference held on June 8th, Echoing Voices Delivered by Speakers
News09 June 2021 11:11
The opening session of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk 2021 Conference was held on June 8th physically and virtually and live online simultaneously.
Pre-sessions of IRDR 2021 Conference Provided Insights to Global Research Agenda
News03 June 2021 15:18
From April 19, 2021 to May 21, 2021, IRDR 2021 Conference has conducted six pre-sessions from IRDR NCs, ICoEs and IRDR partners. On 9 June (DAY2 of IRDR 2021 Conference), all the Pre-sessions will present their reports and expect further discussion.
09 June 2021 10:44
IRDR Compilation 2010-2020, a comprehensive and sound record of IRDR and its work over the past 10 years, was launched during the opening session of the IRDR 2021 conference on June 8th.
16 December 2020 21:47
This Working Paper Series is a new publication of Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR), following the decision of the IRDR Scientific Committee in April 2019 to act to…