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.

A tired and stressed worker sweating from the hot weather in the summer working in a port goods cargo shipping logistic ground,
Community announcement
The Global Heat Health Information Network is calling for submissions of Heat Health Action Plans, National Health Adaptation Plans and related governance documents containing heat health components from around the world.
Global Heat Health Information Network
Green city with multiple green roofs
Community announcement
UN-Habitat is calling for case studies of actions implemented by cities to tackle climate change and its impacts. The selected case studies will be presented in the Annex of the World Cities Report 2024, and will illustrate comprehensive sets of measures.
United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) - Headquarters
Cover and source: Italian Center for Research on Risk Reduction
Community announcement
As part of the ROADMAP2 project, the Italian Center for Research on Risk Reduction CI3R is looking for good practices in the field of Disaster Risk Management to include in the flash reports and the Solutions Explorer tool developed by the project.
Italian Center for Research on Risk Reduction CI3R
Department of Civil Protection - Italy
Kuwait city
Community announcement
UN-Habitat is calling for case studies of actions implemented by cities to tackle climate change and its impacts.
United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) - Headquarters
Houses with wildfire smoke in the background
Community announcement
The aim of this scheme is to make the impacts of climate change on physical and mental health visible to drive urgent climate policy action at scale.
Wellcome Trust
Australian native performing traditional ritual with fire.
Community announcement
Showing how different forms of knowledge can contribute to reducing disaster risk, as well as how to conserve and manage cultural heritage against natural hazards.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property
The cover of the Hazard Information Profiles publication
Community announcement
Following the publication of the UNDRR/ISC Hazard Information Profiles (HIPs) in October 2021, the UNDRR/ISC Hazard Information Profiles Phase 2 Update Steering Group is now undertaking a 'light touch' review to update the HIPs.
Integrated Research on Disaster Risk
Community announcement
The Center for Climate and Security, with support from the U.S. Mission to New Zealand, is launching a call for video applications that answer the question: “What is your vision of a climate-secure Pacific?”
Council on Strategic Risks
Members of fire department, military and emergency services standing in line
Community announcement
The new 2024 KAPP call for proposals has been published on the funding and Funding & Tender Opportunities portal. The submission phase will begin on 1 February 2024.
Union Civil Protection Knowledge Network
Three women on a beach in a Mozambique
Community announcement
UNCCD and FAO are collaborating in a joint initiative to identify the most innovative and effective women-led initiatives that exemplify the essential role played by women in sustainable land management in drought-prone locations and regions.
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

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