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.

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
Concept of teamwork
Community announcement
Share some key information on the disaster risk reduction project you have been working on, or the disaster risks that your community or country is currently being confronted with.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Community announcement
Thrivespring is a free platform for community resilience, self-sustainability and community-based disaster risk management.
A farmer loads farm produce into a truck
Community announcement
EJ4Climat is a grant program that supports underserved and vulnerable communities, and Indigenous communities, in Canada, Mexico, and the United States to prepare for climate-related impacts.
Commission for Environmental Cooperation
Banner of the Global Resilience Partnership social media video contest
Community announcement
In the lead up to and during the Resilience Hub at the 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) Climate Summit, the Resilience Knowledge Coalition is hosting a video contest on social media. The contest will run from 23 October to 12 November.
Global Resilience Partnership
An Indonesian rescue team carries survivors to safety
Community announcement
This accord is meant to recognise local realities, people’s priorities, diverse epistemologies/ways of knowing and indigenous worldviews/senses cannot be a rigid list of set principles that would apply anywhere in the world.
Radical Interpretations of Disasters and Radical Solutions
Drawing contest in Dushanbe dedicated to 2021 IDDRR
Community announcement
The contest brought together schoolchildren from Dushanbe, interested in drawing and disaster risk reduction in the Alisher Navoi Park of Culture and Recreation.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia

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