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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...
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13 December 2019 09:04
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13 December 2019 08:59
UN High Commissioner for Refugees: Climate Change and DisplacementClimate change and natural disasters can add to and worsen the threats that force people to flee across international borders. The interplay between climate, conflict, poverty and persecution greatly increases the complexity of refuge...
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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...
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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...
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06 October 2019 21:37
"If you ask us for ideas, act on them” - Youth call out UN, world leaders on climate actionThe Youth Climate Action Summit brought youth climate champions together from more than 140 countries and territories to a platform to share their solutions on the global stage, and deliver a clear message to...
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17 September 2019 16:22
Next Generation Disaster Data Infrastructure is a study report of IRDR Working Group on DATA and the CODATA Task Group on Linked Open Data for Global Disaster Risk Research. The research was supported by Chinese Academy of Science and Tonkin+Taylor.This white paper proposes the next generation of di...
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04 September 2019 09:26
Walloped by heatwave, Greenland sees massive ice meltThe heatwave that smashed high-temperature records in five European countries is now over Greenland, accelerating the melting of the island's ice sheet and causing massive ice loss in the Arctic.How investing in early warning systems proves benefi...
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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...
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