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DRR Practice from IRDR Young Scientists to close the gap between S&T at local level
News19 May 2022 15:47
Job Opening: UNDRR consultancy on DRR Research Agenda and Institutional Landscape
08 July 2020 16:47
Details and Application: https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=137741&Lang=en-US Posting Title:DRR Research Agenda and Institutional LandscapeDepartment/Office:United Nations Office for Disaster Risk ReductionDuty Station:GENEVAPosting Period:02 July 2020 - 14 July 2020Job Opening Nu...
Webinar: Could El Niño Long Range Warning System help countries manage the effects of severe weather events?
08 June 2020 10:29
Join us for a free webinar as we discuss this important matter - https://cutt.ly/LRWSwebinar Currently many countries are experiencing severe drought. Could the impacts of drought have been minimised with an effective long-range warning system (LRWS)? Tonkin + Taylor in partnership with In...
Webinar | Transition from response to recovery 12 May 2020
04 May 2020 17:52
Join us for a webinar as we come together with to discuss the transition from response to recovery of COVID-19. Click here to register.
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...