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.

Community announcement
ESCAP is calling for project proposals to build and enhance tsunami, disaster and climate preparedness capacities, particularly in end-to-end early warning for coastal hazards. Applications are welcome from governments, intergovernmental organizations, UN agencies, funds and programmes, academic institutions or non-governmental organizations...
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP)
Community announcement
The call for applications for the 2nd ANDROID Doctoral School in the area of Disaster Resilience is now open. After immensely successful series of doctoral school activities in 2013 the ANDROID network is now announcing the second iteration of its doctoral school to be held in 2014...
ANDROID disaster resilience network
Community announcement
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction is issuing a Fourth Call for Abstracts as part of the development of the 2015 Global Assessment Report (GAR15). The GAR15 will be published prior to the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in 2015, in which governments will adopt a successor framework to the Hyogo Framework for Action...
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Community announcement
ESCAP is calling for project proposals from governments, intergovernmental organizations, UN agencies, funds and programmes, academic institutions and non-governmental organizations to build and enhance tsunami, disaster and climate preparedness capacities, particularly in end-to-end early warning for coastal hazards...
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP)
Community announcement
'We invite all participants, youth, students, media, film makers, experts and the general public to participate in the video competition and to see how they view disaster risk reduction issues. Their voice matters to us especially now we are discussing the successor of the Hyogo Framework for Action' said Brigitte Leoni of the UNISDR Asia Pacific office...
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
Community announcement
The Center for Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance invites submissions to the next issue of Liaison, a journal focusing on sharing knowledge from applied research to improve disaster management...
Center for Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance
Community announcement
The Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Programme invites submissions of abstracts from researchers, politicians, practitioners, funding agencies and disaster risk reduction-related organisations for its 2nd Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Conference, 7-9 June 2014...
Integrated Research on Disaster Risk
Community announcement
This second call for abstracts is part of the development of the 2015 Global Assessment Report (GAR15) on research areas 2 and 5: Relevant information on disasters is available and accessible at all levels, to all stakeholders and School curricula, education material and relevant trainings include risk reduction and recovery concepts and practices...
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Community announcement
The Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats is inviting political leaders, academics, civil society activists, and other interested individuals to contribute papers on Climate Change Adaptation best practices....
Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats
Community announcement
Call for the submission of proposals for exchange of experiences on the integration of disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in the development process among local governments from the Americas, until 17 June. Convocatoria para presentación de propuestas de intercambio de experiencias sobre la integración de la gestión del riesgo y la adaptación al cambio climático en el proceso de desarrollo a nivel local hasta el 17 de junio...
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean

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