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Conference: 1st International Forum on Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals, 6 September 2021
Events02 July 2021 15:30
Webinar:Foreseeable Future-Seamless Integration of data to enhance climate and disaster risk reduction
Events02 July 2021 15:26
UNDRR Initial COVID-19 Engagement Strategy and Communication Campaign
10 April 2020 08:52
The ongoing COVID-19 outbreak is an unprecedented event in modern human history, requiring the United Nations system to work as One UN to support countries.The UN Secretary-General has asked the international community to focus on three critical areas of action: 1) Tackling the health emergency; 2)...
IRDR Scientists's Viewpoint towards COVID-19
31 March 2020 15:05
2020 has become the year of coping with COVID-19.The WHO declared this as Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) on 31th of January 2020, and finally a pandemic on 11th March 2020.IRDR Scientific Committee members contribute to the analysis this pandemic from DRR aspect and they we...
Call for participation: Global Congress on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction
02 March 2020 16:35
Global Congress on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction will be organized in Bhubaneswar on 9-10th Oct 2020. The congress aims to gather more than 500 DRR and Climate Change Professors, Researchers, Students, and Practitioner from United Nations, INGOS and most of the prestigious Universities...
HIWeather ICO visited IRDR IPO for further cooperation
14 November 2019 14:36
HIWeather International Coordination Office visited IRDR International Programme Office on 4 November 2019 for further collaboration. The High Impact Weather project (HIWeather) is a ten year activity within the World Weather Research Programm.The Executive Director of IRDR Prof. Qunli Han updated I...
Survey on regional implementation of S&T Roadmap
14 November 2019 09:14
IRDR together with APSTAAG are conducting a survey to track the progress of the Asia and Pacific regional implementation of the Sendai Framework Science Technology Roadmap from a wide range of stakeholders. The analyses of the survey will be presented at the 2020 Asia Pacific Science and Technology...
Dr Bapon Fakhruddin：Early warning system could reduce cyclone losses by 80 percent
16 August 2019 09:51
A new national early warning system for cyclones would reduce the losses they cause to Samoa by as much as 80 per cent and pay for itself more than six times over, a new report has found.The authors, Dr. Fakhruddin and Schick are from Tonkin + Taylor International and the New Zealand Risk Interpreta...
China GEO/LODGD supports New Year Flood Impact in Honiara
17 June 2019 14:15
From the 27th December 2018 the Solomon Islands experienced two weeks of intense rainfall due to the rapid succession of three tropical storms. Firstly, a tropical depression that later turned into Cyclone Mona crossed the country bringing heavy downpours and high winds. This was followed by anothe...
Celebrating Disaster ‘Non-Events’: a Call for Research Papers and Case Studies
11 June 2019 14:40
For more details and submission, please refer to the original link. The top two papers will be announced at the 2020 Asia Pacific Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction in Kuala Lumpur on March 16-17, 2020. The APRU Multi-Hazards Program in c...
30 innovations for Disaster Risk Reduction
24 April 2019 10:46
This publication is developed by a group of individuals from the International Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS) at Tohoku University, Keio University, the University of Tokyo, the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS), and Church World Service...