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.

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 (UNDRR)
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)
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

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