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.

Banner of the WIPO Photography Prize competition
Community announcement
Through this activity, WIPO aims to celebrate and make widely known the creativity of Indigenous and local community youth, as well as raise their awareness on how copyright can be used to protect their creativity expressed in the photographs.
World Intellectual Property Organization
Permanent door of the destroyed house after the earthquake disaster in Lombok, Indonesia
Community announcement
The Averted Disaster Award is the premier recognition of successful disaster mitigation interventions that go unnoticed precisely because of their success. It recognizes proactive interventions implemented around the world that help ensure that communities continue to function, thrive, and recover quickly in the face of disaster risk.
Averted Disaster Award (ADA)
Community announcement
ACU Commonwealth Climate Resilience Challenge Grants are awarded to member universities to support initiatives addressing climate resilience.
Association of Commonwealth Universities
Banner for #HackHEUREKA
Community announcement
European University Cyprus and CERIDES are excited to announce the implementation of the 1st online hackathon #HackHEUREKA, within the framework of the DG-ECHO – funded project HEUREKA.
European University Cyprus
Closeup of open book pages
Community announcement
It's that time of year! Help us choose the most important science DRR publications of the year.
Dry ground close to a viaduct in Spain
Community announcement
This special issue calls for new studies on the economics of climate change adaptation. An adaptation policy or measure can have multiple effects on various issues such as economic development, welfare distribution, and climate mitigation.
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
A satellite observes a hurricane from space
Community announcement
Apply to the Earth Observation & Artificial Intelligence for SDGs Innovation Programme — a joint programme by the World Food Programme Innovation Accelerator and the European Space Agency Φ-lab.
World Food Programme
European Space Agency
Shanghai Financial Center and modern skyscraper city behind pollution steam, view from background in Shanghai, China.
Community announcement
Disasters are tangible proof that something needs to change in urban settings and the built environment. But the aftermath of a disaster is also a time to reflect on tradition, history, identity, memory, and cultural meaning.
Information and Research for Reconstruction
A panoramic view of downtown Bogotá at night
Community announcement
The Climate Smart Cities Challenge harnesses the creativity and energy of innovators to work with cities to help achieve global net zero and create a better future for all.
United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) - Headquarters
An Indian farmer processes payments through his mobile phone
Community announcement
This new Fund will help accelerate the testing, adoption and scalability of digital innovations that enable the world’s most vulnerable populations to adapt, anticipate and absorb the negative impacts of climate change.
GSMA Mobile for Development

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