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.

Indian farmer getting trained on the computer
The Averted Disaster Award aims to recognize successful interventions implemented worldwide that help ensure society continues to function, thrive, and recover quickly in the face of disaster.
Averted Disaster Award (ADA)
Banner and source: African Development Bank
The third edition of the YouthADAPT Challenge is ready to receive applications. The Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program-led initiative seeks to support young entrepreneurs driving solutions to tackle climate change.
African Development Bank
Global Center on Adaptation
Scientists in the field
CNDS provides an opportunity for Early Career Scientists – PhD students and postdocs from CNDS partnering universities to apply for funding for interdisciplinary work within natural hazard and disaster science.
Centre for Natural Disaster Science
A municipal worker helps pedestrians cross flooded streets after heavy rains in Mumbai, India
“How important is trust in experts and authorities for risk perception and disaster preparedness?” Have your say!
Union Civil Protection Knowledge Network
A figure on top of books searches afar with a telescope
Disaster Prevention and Management Journal invites submissions of original research and case studies for a special issue which explores the evolving landscape of research methods following the release of the Disaster Studies Manifesto.
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
A young photographer
UNDP’s Photo Competition for Disability-Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience-Building is now open! The theme is “Change makers in action: Building disability inclusive, resilient communities”, to celebrate the 2023 International Day for DRR.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
A student rides a bike through the floods in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Youth4DRR invites youth to submit their essays for the "Words of Resilience: Youth Perspectives on Urban Flood Solutions" essay competition.
Youth 4 Disaster Risk Reduction
AI Learning and Artificial Intelligence Concept.
Do you also want to contribute to innovation in the world of simulation and water management, and to discover how to enrich and share your expertise with like-minded professionals?
Deltares
IDDRR - Fighting inequality for a resilient future
13 October is International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR). We invite you to share your IDDRR events and campaigns with our global community.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
People work farming profession rural villager
The Call for Abstracts welcomes research and practical applications on the theme “Big Data for Disaster Response and Management in Asia and the Pacific”. Contributions from both academic and practitioner communities are encouraged.
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University

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