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.

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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
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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
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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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Community announcement
Nominations for the United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disaster Risk Reduction, under the theme “Building resilience through a multi-hazard approach" are open.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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Community announcement
We are delighted to open the call for proposals to host the eighth Adaptation Futures conference in 2025. We warmly welcome your expression of interest before 28 February 2022.
World Adaptation Science Program
Community announcement
The International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction calls for contributions for a special issue on exploring paradigm shifts in researching long-term disaster recovery
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
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Community announcement
UNDRR has launched a survey collecting inputs from stakeholders as part of the Midterm Review (MTR) of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (Sendai Framework).
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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Community announcement
DIRAJ brings together journalists and communicators in Africa interested in exchanging news, tools and practices from a disaster risk reduction perspective to build a culture of prevention rather than just a culture of reaction.
Disaster Risk Reduction Network of African Journalists
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Community announcement
The LINKS consortium is happy to announce that the Europe-wide survey on the current use and potentials of social media and crowdsourcing in the field of civil security has been launched.
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Community announcement
The UN Climate Change Innovation Compendium and linked living library showcase initiatives, programmes and policies launched by UN Entities that are using innovative approaches to respond to climate change.
United Nations - Headquarters

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