Community announcements

Disaster risk and resilience in the news, and news from the disaster risk reduction (DRR) community and beyond.

IDDRR - Fighting inequality for a resilient future
13 October is International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR). We invite you to share your IDDRR events and campaigns with our global community.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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The Call for Abstracts welcomes research and practical applications on the theme “Big Data for Disaster Response and Management in Asia and the Pacific”. Contributions from both academic and practitioner communities are encouraged.
Asian Development Bank International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University
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The CLARE programme has announced a call for Expressions of Interest (EoI). The call will establish a roster of climate experts for short term assignments to apply existing research into use in a variety of decision-making contexts.
Climate and Development Knowledge Network
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Applications are open for iCARE Innovations Fund to ignite breakthroughs for climate resilience in South Asia by promoting innovation in data analytics, decision support systems, and standards building on Tech Emerge and Climate Innovations Challenge.
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
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The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) invites members of the Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) community to comment on the Global Methodology for Infrastructure Resilience Review.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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Youth4DRR is excited to announce the launch of our essay competition, "Words of Resilience: Youth Perspectives on Urban Flood Solutions".
Youth 4 Disaster Risk Reduction
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The Knowledge-into-Use awards provide a unique opportunity to ignite resilience, celebrate creativity and embrace innovation in engaging with the latest resilience evidence. Apply by 17 September for a chance to win 100,000 SEK to develop your project.
Global Resilience Partnership
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IRDR Young Scientists Programme is established to promote capacity building of young professionals, and encourage them to undertake innovative and needs-based research which improves DRR research, policy and practice interaction.
Integrated Research on Disaster Risk
Women living in or from the Pacific Island countries and territories are invited to apply to the UNITAR Women’s Leadership in Tsunami-based Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) for World Tsunami Awareness Day 2023.
United Nations Institute for Training and Research
Llamado a inscripciones: Rally Continental 2024, un impulso hacia más escuelas seguras
This program aims to raise environmental awareness and enhance disaster preparedness and the ability to respond to emergency situations at all educational levels, driving the transition towards more sustainable and resilient models in the region.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean