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.

Engineers discussing over a table with plans
Community announcement
The International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure (ICSI) is launching a global consultation to collect views from members of the engineering community on topics related to the implementation of disaster risk management.
International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure
Villagers going home on an improvised raft during the monsoon flooding in Thailand, 2010
Community announcement
Local leadership is among the most understated strengths of successful DRR practices. Recognising the immense role that local champions play and celebrating their achievements is critical.
Asian Local Leaders Forum
Amazon indigenous family living on floating wooden house in Brazil
Community announcement
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk reductions invites members of the DRR community to comment on the new Words into Action guide on using traditional knowledges for disaster risk reduction.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Sydney Harbour landmarks are obscured by smoke from raging bushfires
Community announcement
The second Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM) Asia Pacific regional conference will take place on 7-9 November 2022 at RMIT University in Melbourne. Paper submissions are invited.
International Community on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management
Bangkok residents wade floods after heavy rains left the city inundated
Community announcement
This session aims to be forum for studies on climate change related systemic risks, multi-hazards and multi-vulnerabilities, modeling the natural and human Earth system, modeling of socio-economic impacts, approaches to resilience and adaptation.
American Geophysical Union
Traffic grows heavy on a Mumbai road after a landslide blocks lanes
Community announcement
This session focuses on concurrent, compounding, consecutive and cascading events and their impacts.
American Geophysical Union
A family rows a boat through heavy floods in Jiangxi, China
Community announcement
Hydrological Research is pleased to invite manuscript submissions for peer review and possible publication in a Special Issue entitled ‘Learning from the Floods of 2021’.
Hydrology Research (IWA)
Construction workers in Bangkok work on metal rebars
Community announcement
This call for papers will seek to address gaps and highlight solutions related to uptake and implementation of adaptive pathways, fostering resilience of infrastructure systems to disasters and climate change, towards long-term sustainability.
Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure
A figure on top of books searches afar with a telescope
Community announcement
The Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) is organizing the DRI Technical Conference 2022. The initiative aims to promote multidisciplinary approaches for disaster and climate resilient infrastructure.
Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure
Elder woman works in coffee farm in Tanzania
Community announcement
The InsuResilience Centre of Excellence is establishing a Technical Advisory Facility with the goal to support and scale up the practical application of knowledge resource on gender-smart CDRFI solutions.
InsuResilience Global Partnership

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