Community announcements

Disaster risk and resilience in the news, and news from the disaster risk reduction (DRR) community and beyond.

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The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction invites members of the DRR community to comment on the new Words into Action guide on Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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Call for Best Practices Focused on Science, Technology and Innovation for Resilience, Leadership and Empowerment of Women and Girls in Disaster Risk Reduction in Latin America and the Caribbean Region has been extended.
LAC Women's Network for Disaster Risk Reduction
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The Global Youth Climate Training is a 13 week course delivered by global experts to ensure that youth feel empowered with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate the complex technical language of topics discussed at the UNFCCC.
Global Youth Coalition
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IFRC-TISS is glad to announce that the process for admission to Cohort XXI of the IFRC-TISS Online Certificate Programme on Disaster Management has been initiated.
Tata Institute of Social Sciences International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
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The OECD has initiated a public consultation seeking comments on a draft OECD Recommendation on Building Financial Resilience to Disaster Risks.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
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Deep dive into cimate change, data analytics, data engineering, and their huge impact on shaping our lives today and tomorrow. Experience the entrepreneurial life with the acceleration programme, and turn your ideas into real projects focusing on climate
H-FARM College
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The UCL Centre for Gender and Disaster and DRR Dynamics are working on developing a reference guide on LGBTQIA+ people and disasters. Contribute your work!
University College London
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For stakeholders including civil society organisations, private sector, academia and the scientific community, grassroots organisations, persons with disabilities, youth and women’s organisations, please register by 24 April 2023.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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The ‘knowledge-to-action’ call will provide grants to projects led by African organisations that mobilise Indigenous and local knowledge to support locally-led and inclusive climate-resilient action in Africa.
Climate and Development Knowledge Network
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The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) is inviting proposals to for the development of an online course focused on creating localized action-oriented early warning messages.
Global Disaster Preparedness Center International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies