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.

Community announcement
If you are a researcher, policy-maker, donor, NGO or community representative, share your knowledge and experience at the AfricaAdapt Climate Change Symposium 2011: from local and indigenous roles in addressing climate change to community-led responses, media engagement, policy, and adaptation linkages...
AfricaAdapt
Community announcement
The new network aiming to bring together PhD students and established researchers working on climate change mitigation and related adaptation activities in small-scale farming and food systems in developing countries calls for proposals...
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)
University of Copenhagen
Community announcement
UNISDR calls for 'good practices' and lessons learned by city/local governments - particularly for those local governments or partners participating in the Making Cities Resilient campaign, though others are welcome. The most illustrative examples will be published and showcased during the Global Platform 2011...
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Community announcement
'The Nepal Risk Reduction Consortium is organizing a photography contest under the theme 'Photos of Risk' to advance risk reduction by using photographs as a means to communicate key hazards,' said says Wendy Cue, senior disaster risk reduction advisor...
Nepalnews.com
Photo by Picasa user, Mason, Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported, http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/Kim4vHjuwe7vFIM8c7MdMg
Community announcement
The nominated candidate can be an individual or an institution that has carried out outstanding and internationally recognized action that contributes to the strategic goals and priorities of the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Community announcement
Action Secours Ambulance and the Africa Youth Movement are organizing the Haitian Emergency Leadership Festival to be confirmed shortly. The event is designed to provide the next generation of Haitian leaders an understanding of key sustainable development challenges including disaster risk reduction...
Action Secours Ambulance
Photo by Flickr user wvs, Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic
Community announcement
As part of its Making Cities Resilient: 'My City is getting ready!' world disaster reduction campaign, UNISDR will encourage more mayors and local governments to join the 100 cities that have already signed up to the global campaign...
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Community announcement
The Global Earthquake Model (GEM) is seeking comments on its draft Request for Proposal (RfP) for the modelling of socio-economic impacts (SEI) of earthquakes through an online peer-review...
Global Earthquake Model Foundation (GEM)
Community announcement
The Canadian-based York University's department of Disaster and Emergency Management is calling for contributions to 'From the Edge,' featuring a collection of experiences in managing emergencies and disasters, in any of the phases of mitigation, prevention, preparedness, response or recovery...
York University
Canadian Risks and Hazards Network
Community announcement
Due to technical problems with the abstract submission system the Stockholm Environment Institute have extended the deadline for submitting abstracts to Tuesday 10 August...
Stockholm Environment Institute

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