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.

A municipal worker helps pedestrians cross flooded streets after heavy rains in Mumbai, India
Community announcement
“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
Community announcement
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
Community announcement
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.
Community announcement
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.
Community announcement
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
Community announcement
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
Community announcement
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
Stack of books.
Community announcement
The CLARE programme has announced a call for Expressions of Interest (EoI). The call will establish a roster of climate experts for short term assignments to apply existing research into use in a variety of decision-making contexts.
Climate and Development Knowledge Network
Block chain network and programming concept on technology background
Community announcement
Applications are open for iCARE Innovations Fund to ignite breakthroughs for climate resilience in South Asia by promoting innovation in data analytics, decision support systems, and standards building on Tech Emerge and Climate Innovations Challenge.
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
Power transmission towers with orange wires in the starry sky. Power infrastructure concept.
Community announcement
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) invites members of the Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) community to comment on the Global Methodology for Infrastructure Resilience Review.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

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