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.

View of the Bangaldesh coast
Community announcement
The Climate Resilience Challenge is a competition for innovative, interdisciplinary, and solution-oriented ideas to build and enhance resilience in the country.
Oscar M. Lopez Center for Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management Foundation, Inc.
Graffiti artist painting a  purple fish to a wall.
Community announcement
The “Knowledge into use” awards are for innovative and creative ways of facilitating the use of resilience knowledge. These could be games, cartoons, arts, theatre, exhibits of local and indigenous knowledge or audio-visual content (films, songs, etc).
Climate and Development Knowledge Network
A person is taking a photograph on their phone of a plant.
Community announcement
The Global Resilience Partnership (GRP), through The Resilience Knowledge Coalition, is hosting a social media competition in the lead-up to the Resilience Hub at COP27.
Global Resilience Partnership
Banner of the Oscar M. Lopez Center's Climate Resilience Challenge
Community announcement
The Climate Resilience Challenge is a competition for innovative, interdisciplinary, and solution-oriented ideas to build and enhance resilience in the Philippines.
Oscar M. Lopez Center for Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management Foundation, Inc.
Banner for the Gender and Climate Awards
Community announcement
The awards aim to highlight the central contribution of women in the fight for the climate and the need to integrate gender equality in all policies resulting from the Paris Agreement.
International Union for the Conservation of Nature
Illustration depicting a student walking a stair of books
Community announcement
A new PhD Studentship has been announced by the UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction (IRDR). Available for UK and EU students, the studentship is worth £18,062 per annum for full-time study within the IRDR over three and a half years.
University College London
Computer mouse on urban planning map
Community announcement
The present survey seeks to collect the views of local authorities and urban practitioners, as well as experiences and proposals to inform the MTR SF and the Political Declaration that will be adopted at the High-Level Meeting of the UN General Assembly.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Design for course application
Community announcement
The Fundamentals of Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS) is a 6-week online course that will give you an in-depth understanding of a niche, and fast-growing asset class.
Belarusian State University
Call for abstracts design
Community announcement
The Research Committee-39 (Sociology of Disasters) will offer a lot of sessions during the XX ISA World Forum of Sociology. Submit your abstracts by 30 September 2022.
International Sociological Association
Sociology of Disasters (Research Committee)
Silhouettes of fishermen in the sea, Sri Lanka
Community announcement
ADRRN is collaborating with key partners, including GNDR, ICVA, ACFID, and others, to strengthen the participation of civil society colleagues at APMCDRR in order to maximise the impact of the messages from the communities we serve.
Asian Disaster Reduction and Response Network

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