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.

Marsh landscape in Spain
Community announcement
Are you affected by natural hazards such as floods, droughts, landslides, or heat waves? Are you involved in the co-creation of Nature-based Solutions to reduce these risks? Share your story and become a part of the global NBS community!
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Headquarters
Firefighter in Australian bushfire
Community announcement
Research priorities discussion paper
Natural Hazards Research Australia
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Community announcement
The Risk KAN invites interested experts in relevant fields, from all sectors, to self-nominate for the Steering Committee’s next three-year term (2022-2024).
Risk-KAN Working Groups
Newspapers, a laptop and a pair of glasses on a table
Community announcement
This special issue aims to attract innovative manuscripts along the lines of the recent Northern European Conference of Emergency and Disaster Studies 2021
Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management
2021IDDRR Central Asia
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
WTAD logo
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

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