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Call for participation: Transforming Development and Disaster Risk in Asia: A Regional Forum
30 August 2018 09:40
BackgroundDevelopment and disaster risk are closely linked – exposure to disaster risk, vulnerability and resilience of people and assets are all shaped by development processes. Transformation is increasingly understood to be necessary for moving from current development patterns that increase, cre...
September Edition of DRR and Open DATA newsletter
27 August 2018 14:30
September Edition of DRR and Open DATA newsletter is now available for download. It was organized by Disaster DATA Working Group of Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) programme of ICSU/UNISDR, CODATA task group Linked Open Data for Global Disaster Risk Research (LODGD), Sustainable Develop...
Call for abstracts: Increasing the value of weather-related warnings
31 July 2018 09:42
Date: 20-22 Nov, 2018Venue: Beijing, ChinaOrganisers: WMO, HIWeather, WWRPAim: Despite advances in forecasting and emergency preparedness, weather-related disasters continue to cost many lives, to displace populations and to cause widespread damage.The High Impact Weather Project (HIWeather), a 10-y...
Call for application: ICoE-REaL Risk Methods School
31 July 2018 09:18
The Periperi U partnership is convening an intensive, two-week Risk Methods School from 10-22 September 2018 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Hosted by Ardhi University, the School will offer seven x five-day courses in collaboration with the World Health Organisation, United Nations Development Programm...
IRDR DATA released newsletter: Disaster Risk Reduction and Open Data (2018 August)
27 July 2018 17:18
IRDR DATA together with Public Health England, CODATA, Sustainable Development Solutions Network and Tonkin+Taylor released the Disaster Risk Reduction and Open Data Newsletter.The newsletter consists of three parts: DRR and data in news, Publications on DRR and data, Upcoming DRR and data events.Pl...
Call for participants: 3rd Digital Belt and Road Conference
26 July 2018 15:24
The 3rd Conference of Digital Belt and Road (DBAR 2018) will be held in Tengchong, Yunnan, China from 5th of December 2018 to 7th of December 2018. IRDR is one of the co-sponsors.DBAR is a pioneering international venture to share expertise, knowledge, technologies and data to demonstrate the signif...
IRDR ICoE-SEADPRI-UKM Workshop on Geohazards and DRR – Call for Application
26 July 2018 15:18
IRDR ICoE-SEADPRI-UKM, the Malaysia Window to Cambridge at Univerisiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (MW2C@UKM), is convening a training workshop on Geohazards and Disaster Risk Reduction on 18-20 September 2018 in Penang, Malaysia. The workshop will be held in conjunction with the National Geological Confere...
Call for participation: 2018 Training Course on Earthquake Hazard and Risk Assessment in East Asia
25 July 2018 11:47
Date: October 1st – October 5th, 2018Venue: IRDR ICoE-Taipei[download id="13422"] East Asia is located at the western Pacific, where large and moderate size earthquakes frequently occurred and define the locations of active convergent plate boundary. Many large cities of East Asia, for example,...
SiDRR paper pointed out the opportunities of the near future international cooperation
23 July 2018 09:41
SiDRR, one of IRDR flagship projects, recently published a paper to introduce this programme and point out the collaboration opportunities on Journal of Mountain Science.Citation: Lei Y, Cui P,Regmi AD, et al. (2018)An international program on Silk Road Disaster Risk Reduction – a Belt and Road ini...
IRDR ICoE REaL released Summary of Annual Report
18 July 2018 14:10
Periperi U (IRDR ICoE REaL) is a research alliance for disaster risk reduction focusing on the risk education and learning. The summary of annual report for the period May 2017 to May 2018 is now released. In the executive summary, the following achievements are highlighted: Demonstrated capacity...
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