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.

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
Man covering face from air pollution
Community announcement
The WMO is conducting a survey on the nexus between air pollution, climate change, and public health. Developed by the Climate and Health group under the Global Atmospheric Watch (ARCH/GAW), this survey targets experts and stakeholders.
Integrated Research on Disaster Risk
People in a strategy meeting
Community announcement
The authors of the paper are now seeking wider feedback on the draft paper, to ensure clarity and alignment with stakeholder needs, foster engagement and ownership of the paper's recommendations and build consensus around them.
Risk-informed Early Action Partnership (REAP)
Street art takes shape as a volunteer group of young girls work together painting
Community announcement
The “Knowledge into Use” awards identify innovative and creative ways of showcasing resilience evidence. This year’s contest focuses on the themes – Food, Finance and/or Communities. Prizes of 100,000 Swedish Krona will be awarded to the winners.
Global Resilience Partnership
Children seek cover under their desks
Community announcement
We are excited to announce an opportunity for you to contribute to the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2024 campaign “Empowering the next generation for a disaster-free future” aimed at inspiring and engaging children and youth on DRR.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Small boats stranded in the nearly dry bed of the Tapajos river in Alter do Chao, Santarem, Brazil, during the amazonian drought in the second half of 2023
Community announcement
UNEP seeks nominations of individuals and organizations working on innovative and sustainable solutions to restore land, enhance drought resilience, and combat desertification.
United Nations Environment Programme
WIN 2024
Community announcement
The nominations for the 2024 Women’s International Network for Disaster Risk Reduction (WIN DRR) Leadership Awards are now open! Nominate yourself or others by 14 June 2024.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific
Women's International Network for Disaster Risk Reduction (WIN DRR)

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