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.

First mile for warning concept
Community announcement
The Academy aims to provide an inter- and transdisciplinary platform bringing together 40 Early-Career Researchers and Practitioners (ECRs and ECPs) who are currently advancing the field of multi-hazard DRR (Disaster Risk Reduction).
DRR Academy
Exchanging with community members in Rodriak South Sudan
Community announcement
Are you looking to improve crisis preparedness and disaster risk management in your community? Would you like to use your local heritage to drive sustainable development and resilience? Apply now to join the RESILIAGE CORE Associated Labs!
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Headquarters
Stack of books
Community announcement
The Special Issue calls for the submission of innovative studies from all around the world to demonstrate how climate change can have a multi-faceted impact and the actionable demonstration of innovative solutions and concepts towards climate resilience.
Applied Sciences (MDPI)
A Senegalese woman harvests crop from her farm
Community announcement
This research initiative aims to enable the scaling-up of soil moisture retention practices among smallholder farmers in rainfed agri-food systems, thereby mitigating the negative impacts of dry spells on agricultural production.
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)
Green Globe with Network connection and stack of silver coins with seedlings growing on top
Community announcement
The Global Assessment Report (GAR) 2025 will measure the cost of not investing in resilience for people the planet and prosperity.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)
Team of people working together and combining pieces of gears
Community announcement
UNDRR is pleased to launch a Call for Applications to serve on the GP2025 Sessions' Organizing Teams. The Global Platform Organizing Teams (OTs) are multi-stakeholder groups of experts that help shape the substantive aspects of Global Platforms
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)
Wildfire raging near houses
Community announcement
This is an open call for the dissemination of academic design and research projects related to wildfire risk reduction and management in the built environment and wildland-urban interface.
Wildfire Exchange
"The flood mural is a collaborative effort between Nepal’s National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Authority (NDRRMA), the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM), Rajapur Municipality, and the Youth Innovation Lab. The activity was carried out first in the classroom where children were allowed to express their experience living with flood through drawings and artistic expression.   In the mural, ominous clouds hinted at relentless rain, conveying a message about future flood risks amidst climate
Community announcement
This Special Issue invites papers reporting the findings of research into the management of innovation to improve the resilience to flooding. Contributing papers may report on the adoption and implementation process of flood resilience innovation.
Journal of Flood Risk Management (Wiley)
a hazard sign on a beach in Tel Aviv with sirens to facilitate early warnings systems
Community announcement
Tsunami United is a pioneering initiative designed to engage and educate the next generation about tsunami hazards, awareness, and readiness.
U-INSPIRE Indonesia
Abstract scene of award
Community announcement
Since 2018, the DKKV has been awarding the annual “DKKV Promotional Award” to recognize current research and best practice examples related to disaster risk reduction and disaster risk management.
The German Committee for Disaster Reduction

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