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 United Nations General Assembly has designated October 13th as the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction to promote a global culture of disaster risk reduction. It is an opportunity to acknowledge the progress being made toward reducing
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
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Community announcement
Host an event to showcase DRR projects where international cooperation played a role. Share your event via PreventionWeb to feature it on the International Day site.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
African Youth Adaptation Solutions Challenge
Community announcement
Young people worldwide are leading the way, demanding climate action. Whether in communities, in their places of study or directly lobbying politicians and businesses, they are fighting for their futures. The Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) and the
African Development Bank
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Community announcement
This initiative aims to engage with youth living in the regions around the Indian Ocean to share their creative thoughts, ideas, concepts, and/or activities related to tsunami awareness.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Headquarters
Community announcement
The Regional Office of Arab States of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and the Arab Advisory Group for Science and Technology are launching a survey entitled "the status of science and technology to reduce disaster risk in Arab
Arab Science and Technology Advisory Group for Disaster Risk Reduction
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
Call for papers
Community announcement
1. Background The 2019-Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has had a significant impact on all aspects of human activity across the face of the planet. As with most events that cause disruption, it is those people with the greatest vulnerabilities such
National Agency for Disaster Management (Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana)
Australia - government
Community announcement
BANGKOK, Thailand – Asian Disaster Preparedness Center opens the Call for Proposals on Climate Innovation Challenge (CIC) to crowdsource innovative and disruptive technology solutions to build climate resilience across the South Asia Region (SAR). The
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
World Bank, the
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Opened books
Community announcement
The Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure has launched the CDRI Fellowship Programme to promote research and innovation on disaster resilient infrastructure.
Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure
Community announcement
The National Institute of Disaster Management, India, and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) India are together launching “the MEGP Initiative.”
World Food Programme
National Institute of Disaster Management (India)
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Community announcement
Applicants have until 15 July, 2021 to submit abstracts of case studies providing local evidence on climate change loss and damage in developing countries.
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

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