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.

African woman with red hand on her mouth during a protest. Group of activists demonstrating to stop abuse of women.
Community announcement
To inform the Special Rapporteur's report on violence against women and girls in the context of the climate crisis, including environmental degradation and related disaster risk mitigation and response, to be presented at the 77th session of the GA
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
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Community announcement
The abstract submission deadline for the 9th International Conference on Flood Management (ICFM9) on “River Basin Disaster Resilience and Sustainability by All - Integrated Flood Management in the Post COVID-19 Era” is extended until 31 March 2022.
International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management
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Community announcement
The seventh session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2022) will be organized and convened by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) from 23 to 28 May 2022, in Bali, Indonesia, hosted by the Government of Indonesia.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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Community announcement
We are pleased to invite submissions for ITDRR-2022, “The 7th IFIP WG5.15 Conference on Information Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction”
University of Agder
Nepal Private Sector Innovation Challenge
Community announcement
An opportunity for the private sector to play a proactive role in educating the public about disaster resilience and preparedness.
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Community announcement
European Committee for Standardization (CEN) invites comments on the draft CWA ‘Disaster Risk Management / Climate Change Adaptation Framework for historic areas‘
European Committee for Standardization
Aerial view of marshes in Spain
Community announcement
In this challenge, your team will work on a nature-based solution in a local context addressing climate change mitigation, climate change adaptation and biodiversity restoration, and thereby improving the quality of life.
Wageningen University
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Community announcement
The Climate Leadership Conference (CLC) seeks expert speakers in climate change, energy, and overall sustainability to inspire new ideas, facilitate instrumental dialogue, and introduce new opportunities at the 2022 CLC.
Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
Somalia well water
Community announcement
Water Science Policy invites photographers to submit photostories on groundwater – an important source of fresh water. Winners will be announced on World Water Day 2022, receive a financial prize, and will be featured in an educational photography book.
Water Science Policy
Start Network three new grants
Community announcement
Three new grants from Start Network aim to assist locally-led organisations in improving access to resources, supportive mechanisms and new forms of financing.
Start Network

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