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.

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
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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
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)
Young woman wearing a traditional scarf on her head attends a public event in Northern Mozambique
The Australian Journal of Emergency Management (AJEM) is seeking article submissions for its 2024 themed edition on Gender Diversity and Inclusion. This special edition is part of a broader collaboration with Gender and Disaster Australia.
Australian Journal of Emergency Management (AIDR)
Damaged telecommunication infrastructure caused by hurricane in Ukraine (2016)
The Fellowship provides financial support, peer learning and capacity development opportunities to promote transformative, actionable and scalable solutions for real world issues related to disaster resilience of infrastructure.
Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure
A thermometer showing high temperatures. A city is blurred in the background.
NOAA’s National Integrated Heat Health Information System, in partnership with CAPA Strategies LLCoffsite link, is now accepting applications from organizations interested in participating in the 2024 Urban Heat Island (UHI) mapping campaign program.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Iluminated light bulb is located on soil and plant are growing.
The CLIMAAX consortium is launching the 1st open call for regions and communities to select those that will implement the CLIMAAX methodological framework and the supporting CRA toolbox to carry out their regional and local multi-risk assessments.
Two indigenous women looking at a book.
In light of the start of IRDR Phase II, the ISC and UNDRR are seeking nominations for candidates interested to serve on the IRDR Scientific Committee (SC) to guide the programme.
International Science Council (ISC)
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Emerging technologies play a crucial role in enhancing disaster risk reduction (DRR).
Progress in Disaster Science (Elsevier)
The Early Warning Initiatives Working Group of REAP, co-led by Practical Action and the UK Met Office has launched its draft paper for consultation on the Roles of State and Non-State Actors in Early Warning and Early Action.
Risk-informed Early Action Partnership (REAP)

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