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 wishes to learn how the development community at large makes use of the tools and information resources it makes available for disaster risk reduction and whether they are useful for your work.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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The GADMC 2023 call for abstracts is open.Animal Evac New Zealand is looking to receive conference abstracts from a range of speakers across academia (incl. citizen science), government, and practice.
Animal Evac New Zealand
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Hazards and disaster researchers are invited to submit abstracts for the 2023 Researchers Meeting. This year’s meeting will focus on New Frontiers of Disaster Research: Action-Oriented Collaborations to Solve Complex Challenges.
University of Colorado Boulder
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We invite you to answer a survey on Aligning capacity development needs on climate change of humanitarian and development professionals, which will remain open for answers until March 12th.
RedR - United Kingdom
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The “People’s Pathways to Climate Action – Climate Academy” 2023 is jointly organized by UNU-EHS and Munich Re Foundation (MRF) in collaboration with the UNFCCC. The International Organization on Migration (IOM) is a special partner for the 2023 academy.
United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security Munich Re Foundation United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change International Organization for Migration
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The call for proposals is open until February 27 for the most important European event on the topic of climate change adaptation. The upcoming ECCA 2023 will be held in Dublin on June 19-21, 2023 and organized within MAGICA project, coordinated by CMCC.
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici
Regional Launch of the Early Warnings for All Initiative (EW4ALL) for the Caribbean
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is hosting the 2023 Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) Implementation Workshop and Training at the IFRC headquarters building
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies International Association of Emergency Managers International Telecommunication Union Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards World Meteorological Organization
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WMO annually issue a high-level multi-agency report on the State of Climate Services. The 2023 Report will examine global and regional demand, uptake, and opportunities for climate information services in the health sector.
World Meteorological Organization
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A new book entitled The Routledge Handbook of Disaster Response & Recovery is being prepared.
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Would you like a chance to volunteer and lead a working group? Are you actively involved in DRR-related initiatives? Are you between 18 to 29 years old? This is your chance to be a part of the DRR leadership team.
Sendai Stakeholders Children and Youth Group