Community announcements

Announcements from and for the global disaster risk reduction community.

These news articles request for your engagement as a member of the DRR community and invite you to participate in a specific effort or event.

Kuwait city
UN-Habitat is calling for case studies of actions implemented by cities to tackle climate change and its impacts.
United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) - Headquarters
Houses with wildfire smoke in the background
The aim of this scheme is to make the impacts of climate change on physical and mental health visible to drive urgent climate policy action at scale.
Wellcome Trust
Australian native performing traditional ritual with fire.
Showing how different forms of knowledge can contribute to reducing disaster risk, as well as how to conserve and manage cultural heritage against natural hazards.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property
The cover of the Hazard Information Profiles publication
Following the publication of the UNDRR/ISC Hazard Information Profiles (HIPs) in October 2021, the UNDRR/ISC Hazard Information Profiles Phase 2 Update Steering Group is now undertaking a 'light touch' review to update the HIPs.
Integrated Research on Disaster Risk
The Center for Climate and Security, with support from the U.S. Mission to New Zealand, is launching a call for video applications that answer the question: “What is your vision of a climate-secure Pacific?”
Council on Strategic Risks
Members of fire department, military and emergency services standing in line
The new 2024 KAPP call for proposals has been published on the funding and Funding & Tender Opportunities portal. The submission phase will begin on 1 February 2024.
Union Civil Protection Knowledge Network
Three women on a beach in a Mozambique
UNCCD and FAO are collaborating in a joint initiative to identify the most innovative and effective women-led initiatives that exemplify the essential role played by women in sustainable land management in drought-prone locations and regions.
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)
Young woman wearing a traditional scarf on her head attends a public event in Northern Mozambique
The Australian Journal of Emergency Management (AJEM) is seeking article submissions for its 2024 themed edition on Gender Diversity and Inclusion. This special edition is part of a broader collaboration with Gender and Disaster Australia.
Australian Journal of Emergency Management (AIDR)
Damaged telecommunication infrastructure caused by hurricane in Ukraine (2016)
The Fellowship provides financial support, peer learning and capacity development opportunities to promote transformative, actionable and scalable solutions for real world issues related to disaster resilience of infrastructure.
Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure
A thermometer showing high temperatures. A city is blurred in the background.
NOAA’s National Integrated Heat Health Information System, in partnership with CAPA Strategies LLCoffsite link, is now accepting applications from organizations interested in participating in the 2024 Urban Heat Island (UHI) mapping campaign program.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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