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Announcements from and for the global disaster risk reduction community.

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Disaster risk reduction experts are encouraged to seek nomination in particular for Working Group II on Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Authors can be nominated by their country’s IPCC Focal Point, their Ministry of Foreign Affairs or one of the Observer Organizations to the IPCC until March 12...
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
The European Environment Agency announces its plans to award a Framework Partnership Agreement concerning the European Topic Centres on climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation 2011-2013...
European Environment Agency
The Special Issue call for papers from the International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment will bring together multi-disciplinary research findings in the field of healthcare and resilience to disasters...
Water, Engineering and Development Centre
'From thoughts to action' the IDRC Davos 2010 international conference to be held in Davos, Switzerland in May 2010 is expected to gather over 1,300 people focusing on the risks society is facing today and how to effectively manage these risks...
Global Risk Forum
The International Journal of Ecology and Development is calling for papers or review on and related to the area of hydro-ecological and eco-environmental frequency analysis (EEFA) for a special edition of the journal...
International Journal of Ecology & Development
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Call issued to Governments and Observer Organizations: the Special Report, to be undertaken following IPCC procedures and with the involvement of the UNISDR, is expected to be released in the second half of 2011. Deadline: 27 July 2009...
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
EPFL and UNESCO has announced that it will be chairing a the International Scientific Conference on Technologies for Development in February 2010 and has made a call for papers...
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Headquarters
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
As the rehabilitation of the 2004 tsunami-devastated regions continues, the AIWEST-DR 09 workshop will address questions remaining on rebuilding disaster-resilient communities...
Tsunami and Disaster Mitigation Research Center
The World Bank's Global Facility for Disaster Risk Reduction South-South Cooperation Program (SSCP) announces a call for proposals 2009...
World Bank, the
The main objective of the Fund is to support local, small projects that deliver tangible and practical disaster risk reduction benefits to the vulnerable...
Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency
Canadian International Development Agency

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