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
UN-ESCAP issues a reminder that the sixth round of funding for the Tsunami Regional Trust Fund remains open for receipt of proposals which should be sent to UN ESCAP by 15 August 2010...
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP)
Community announcement
In preparation for the 'Caribbean Cities Getting Ready' event taking place in Santo Domingo in August 2010, Oxfam is calling for papers on tools, lessons learned, and best practices in urban risk reduction and governance in the Caribbean region...
Oxfam - Great Britain
Community announcement
The Secretariat of the Adaptation Fund Board has posted the project and programme proposals to support adaptation in developing countries that have been submitted to date. Interested stakeholders are invited to comment on them online...
Adaptation Fund Board Secretariat
Community announcement
The Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland is calling for applicants for the 'Certificate of Advanced Studies in Disaster Risk Reduction'. The programme aims to train professionals in the field of natural disaster prevention, especially related to climate change...
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Community announcement
Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is funding a two-year project on ICTs, climate change and development. The project is co-ordinated by the University of Manchester's Centre for Development Informatics...
International Development Research Center
Community announcement
The Canada Caribbean Disaster Risk Management Fund invites Caribbean-based non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations; and community based not-for-profit organizations, to submit proposals for projects designed to reduce disaster risk in vulnerable communities...
Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency
Community announcement
GEM’s Risk Module will calculate damage and direct losses resulting from this damage such as fatalities, injuries and cost of repair. It includes give global components for seismic vulnerability and risk. Requests for proposal are requested by 18 March 2010...
Global Earthquake Model Foundation (GEM)
Community announcement
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)
Community announcement
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
Community announcement
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

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