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
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
Community announcement
'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
Community announcement
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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Community announcement
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)
Community announcement
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
Community announcement
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
Community announcement
The World Bank's Global Facility for Disaster Risk Reduction South-South Cooperation Program (SSCP) announces a call for proposals 2009...
World Bank, the

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