IRDR at the Fourth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (Geneva, Switzerland, 18-23 May 2013)
29 May 2013 14:37
From Saturday, 18 May to Thursday, 23 May 2013, representatives from the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) programme were in Geneva, Switzerland to attend the Fourth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction. The event was held at the International Conference Centre in Gen...
Scientific Outputs
13 May 2013 14:58
Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) takes a global, multi-disciplinary approach to dealing with the challenges brought by natural disasters, mitigating their impacts, and improving related policy-making mechanisms...
International Workshop on Forensic Investigations of Disasters (FORIN) Associated with Landslides
08 May 2013 09:56
The Universidad de Ciencias y Artes de Chiapas (University of Science and Arts of Chiapas) in Mexico will be hosting an international workshop on forensic investigations of disasters (FORIN) associated with landslides from 24 June to 5 July 2013.The main objective of the Workshop is to share the FOR...
CEDIM's Annual Research Report 2012 - Focus on Forensic Disaster Analysis in Near Real-Time
03 May 2013 14:38
Good Day Colleagues:The Centre for Disaster Management and Risk Reduction Technology (CEDIM) published its 2012 Annual Research Report earlier this year, highlighting the implementation of its new research strategy for the years 2012 to 2014: near real-time “Forensic Disaster Analysis” (FDA).CEDIM’s...
IDRiM/DwD Conference - September 2013
19 April 2013 13:49
Aloha to all Fellow FORINers -I recently learned that a few people are submitting abstracts to give FORIN-related presentations at this year's IDRiM/DwD conference in early September ( At last year's IDRiM conference in Beijing, there were a few people who either direc...
Welcome to the new IRDR FORIN Listserv!
18 April 2013 10:43
Dear Colleagues:On behalf of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Forensic Investigations of Disasters (FORIN) project, it gives us great pleasure to welcome you to the new IRDR FORIN listserv!This discussion forum, within the wider IRDR FORIN community of practice (CoP), will serve as an...
Scientific Outputs
15 April 2013 10:43
The vision of the IRDR programme is being pursued through the principal goals and strategic activities proposed in the IRDR Science Plan (ICSU 2008), and outlined in detail in its Strategic Plan (2013-2017). The successful implementation of these actions will depend on the support of the implementat...
Workshop on Mathematics of climate change, related hazards and risks
27 March 2013 13:28
Organized as part of the global program Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013, the workshop will take place at Centro de Investigación en Matemáticas (CIMAT) in Guanajuato, Mexico during July 29 – August 2, 2013 and will be a satellite of the 2013 Mathematical Congress of the Americas.This 5-day workshop...
Call for papers - RIA workshop in May at King's College London
26 March 2013 09:35
An agenda setting workshop to better integrate behavioural and social science and practitioner approaches to knowledge and learning in resilience building for disaster risk management will be held on 16-17 May 2013 at King’s College London.Co-Chairs: Richard Eiser , Mark Pelling and Emma VismanThe f...
Vacancy Announcement: CODATA Executive Director
07 February 2013 10:43
CODATA, an interdisciplinary committee of ICSU that promotes improved scientific and technical (S&T) data management and use, is recruiting an Executive Director. Applications are open now and close on 21 February.CODATA, founded in 1966, is a non-governmental organization that strengthens inter...
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