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.

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Community announcement
As part of its Making Cities Resilient: 'My City is getting ready!' world disaster reduction campaign, UNISDR will encourage more mayors and local governments to join the 100 cities that have already signed up to the global campaign...
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)
Community announcement
The Global Earthquake Model (GEM) is seeking comments on its draft Request for Proposal (RfP) for the modelling of socio-economic impacts (SEI) of earthquakes through an online peer-review...
Global Earthquake Model Foundation (GEM)
Community announcement
The Canadian-based York University's department of Disaster and Emergency Management is calling for contributions to 'From the Edge,' featuring a collection of experiences in managing emergencies and disasters, in any of the phases of mitigation, prevention, preparedness, response or recovery...
York University
Canadian Risks and Hazards Network
Community announcement
Due to technical problems with the abstract submission system the Stockholm Environment Institute have extended the deadline for submitting abstracts to Tuesday 10 August...
Stockholm Environment Institute
Community announcement
UN-ESCAP issues a reminder that the sixth round of funding for the Tsunami Regional Trust Fund remains open for receipt of proposals which should be sent to UN ESCAP by 15 August 2010...
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP)
Community announcement
In preparation for the 'Caribbean Cities Getting Ready' event taking place in Santo Domingo in August 2010, Oxfam is calling for papers on tools, lessons learned, and best practices in urban risk reduction and governance in the Caribbean region...
Oxfam - Great Britain
Community announcement
The Secretariat of the Adaptation Fund Board has posted the project and programme proposals to support adaptation in developing countries that have been submitted to date. Interested stakeholders are invited to comment on them online...
Adaptation Fund Board Secretariat
Community announcement
The Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland is calling for applicants for the 'Certificate of Advanced Studies in Disaster Risk Reduction'. The programme aims to train professionals in the field of natural disaster prevention, especially related to climate change...
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Community announcement
Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is funding a two-year project on ICTs, climate change and development. The project is co-ordinated by the University of Manchester's Centre for Development Informatics...
International Development Research Center
Community announcement
The Canada Caribbean Disaster Risk Management Fund invites Caribbean-based non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations; and community based not-for-profit organizations, to submit proposals for projects designed to reduce disaster risk in vulnerable communities...
Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency

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