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.

Community announcement
This edited book is therefore seeking to understand community-based flood risk management from an international perspective, focusing on practices that have received recognition and making positive impact, resulting in resilience-enhancing actions.
Taylor and Francis
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Community announcement
Disasters research is ever more salient today. Weather related incidents fueled by climate change have filled the news for years while the Covid-19 pandemic has overshadowed everything else during the past year and a half.
University of Copenhagen
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Community announcement
Are you an established or emerging leader with an ambition to reduce disaster risk in Australia, or do you know someone who is? The NRRA and AIDR are currently accepting expressions of interest to attend the Summit in Sydney on 29 & 30 June.
Australia - government
Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience
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Community announcement
AIDR is currently researching content for a Knowledge Hub collection focusing on disability and disasters.
Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience
Park in Nairobi
Community announcement
The 5th Africa Dialogue Platform, which will take place 28-30 June 2022, will comprise a mix of face-to-face meetings in Nairobi with online sessions.
Anticipation Hub
Community announcement
Registration of interest in the Plenaries of the Midterm Review of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework (MTR SF) is extended until 18 May.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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Community announcement
Spread the word on social media with our Global Platform social media kit on Trello. Along social cards, banners and videos, the toolkit features a series of editable templates to help you promote your participation in the Global Platform.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Emergency flash flood alert after heavy downpour displayed on smartphone.
Community announcement
Everbridge and Alert-Hub.Org CIC are co-hosting the 2022 Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) Implementation Workshop and Training in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The Workshop is 19 - 20 September, 09:00-17:00 CEST, at the KIT Royal Tropical Institute.
International Association of Emergency Managers
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
International Telecommunication Union
Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
Community announcement
UNESCO Chair on Coastal Geo-Hazard Analysis (CGHA) invites scientists and researchers from universities and research institutes in public and private sectors to participate in the development of the annual training program.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Headquarters
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Community announcement
In recent years it has become increasingly clear that the nature of disaster risk is changing. Systemic challenges require a paradigm shift in how we approach emergency management, disaster reduction and resilience.
Progress in Disaster Science (Elsevier)

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