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DRR Practice from IRDR Young Scientists to close the gap between S&T at local level
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Two IRDR Young Scientists Share Their Experiences on Role of Youth in Disaster Risk Management in Nepal
27 March 2017 10:35
Two IRDR young scientists Dr. Basanta Raj Adhikari of Tribhuvan University and Mr. Ranit Chatterjee of Kyoto University jointly conducted an awareness generation program with the local youth group in Kathmandu, Nepal. The event addressed present DRR needs in Nepal and shared experiences of youth par...
Announcement of Faculty Positions of IDMR, Sichuan University – Hong Kong Polytechnic University
21 March 2017 10:22
The Institute for Disaster Management and Reconstruction (IDMR), located at Sichuan University in Chengdu, China, invites applications for numerous faculty positions to begin September 2017 or at a mutually agreed date thereafter. Appointments will span the ranks of post-doctoral associate, assistan...
5th Regional Platform for DRR in Americas marked the first opportunity for governments and stakeholders to agree on a Regional Action Plan
10 March 2017 16:31
The Fifth Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas is the space that brings together key players from North, South, Central America and the Caribbean, involved in disaster risk reduction and resilience building. This is a multi-sectoral and broadly participatory forum that refle...
Call for Submission- Policy Briefs for DRR Edition of Youth SPI Publication
10 March 2017 09:11
Disaster Risk Reduction: A Road of OpportunitiesWe would like to share with you a call for submission of policy briefs / articles for the DRR Edition of the Youth Science-Policy Interface Publication coordinated by the UN Major Group for Children & Youth.The publication/magazine seeks to capture...
NZ Government thanks IRDR and CODATA groups for their help following 2016 Kaikoura earthquake
24 February 2017 11:29
New Zealand was hit by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Kaikoura in November 2016, and the government has expressed thanks to IRDR and CODATA for their timely and free provision of satellite data that helped with damage and loss estimation following the disaster.Damage and loss estimation is often diff...
Position Announcement: START Senior Program Specialist – Asia
04 February 2017 16:46
About STARTSTART International, Inc. is an international non-governmental organization incorporated in the USA as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. START’s mission is to increase opportunities for research, education and training that strengthen scientific capacities in developing countries to un...
Science Technology Plan for DRR was discussed in the 2nd Workshop to Strengthen Scientific Advisory Capacities for Disaster Risk Reduction
19 January 2017 09:46
The 2nd Workshop to Strengthen Scientific Advisory Capacities for Disaster Risk Reduction was held on Jan 16-17, 2017 in Taipei. The co-organisers are International Council of Science (ICSU), ICSU Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ICSU ROAP), IRDR International Programme Office (IRDR I...
IRDR ICoE-Taipei 2016 Annual Report was released on Annual ICoE-Taipei Science Advisory Board Meeting
18 January 2017 15:05
2016 Annual ICoE-Taipei Science Advisory Board (SAB) Meeting was held on Jan 11, 2017 in Research Center for Information Technology Innovation, Taipei.Presenters including: i) Members: Gordon McBEAN (Chair), Hongey CHEN, Liang-Chun Chen, Mohd. Nordin HASAN, Chao-Han LIU, Ching-Hua LO, Haruo HA...
Prof. Rajib Shaw was invited to give a key speech on the conference "From the Management of Crisis to the Governance of Risk:Time for a Paradigm Shift ?"
16 January 2017 16:42
Prof. Rajib Shaw (Executive Director of IRDR IPO) was invited to give a key speech on the conference "From the Management of Crisis to the Governance of Risk:Time for a Paradigm Shift ?" on January 9-11, Haikou, China. His topic was "Science Advocacy in Disaster Risk Reduction: Issues and Potential...
New Book of Prof. Rajib Shaw -- Land Use Management in Disaster Risk Reduction Practice and Cases from a Global Perspective
06 January 2017 17:28
A new book Land Use Management in Disaster Risk Reduction: Practice and Cases from a Global Perspective is published recently. Its editors are Michiko Banba ( Education and Research Center for Disaster Reduction, University of Hyogo Kobe , Japan ) and Rajib Shaw (Integrated Research on Disaster Ri...