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Disaster risk and resilience in the news, and news from the disaster risk reduction (DRR) community and beyond.

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A chance to showcase your master’s degree programme on the global platform for disaster risk reduction.
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The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance (the Lab), an investor network that incubates and launches promising investment solutions to address climate change in developing countries, recently opened its call for ideas for the 2023 cycle.
Climate and Development Knowledge Network
Mozambique Red Cross early warning drill
NGOs, INGOs, humanitarian agencies, start-ups, SMEs and social enterprises with digital solutions that enable early action in humanitarian crises situations are invited to apply.
GSMA Mobile for Development
AI Learning and Artificial Intelligence Concept.
To highlight and encourage more research focused on modelling the devastating impact of climate change, ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, has established the ACM Gordon Bell Prize for Climate Modelling.
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Share your innovative projects and initiatives, join the global network of climate change communicators, take part in the contest, and enhance your impact worldwide. Submissions are welcome until 15 June 2023.
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici
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The CDRI Fellowship Programme invests in cutting-edge research and innovation for disaster and climate resilient infrastructure.
Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure
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The RISK Award, endowed with 100,000 € project funding, is jointly organised by UNDRR and Munich Re Foundation. The RISK Award 2023 focuses on early warning, particularly in building resilience to climatic risks.
Munich Re Foundation
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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The ARA has launched the Grassroots Action Research Micro-grants, a new funding opportunity for action and research entities to collaborate to unearth knowledge, ideas and opportunities for climate change adaptation in the Global South.
Adaptation Research Alliance
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IOM and IDMC invite members of the DRR community to comment on a newly created set of standard displacement-related metrics and indicators which will strengthen the ability of DRR actors to integrate displacement in their work.
International Organization for Migration
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC)
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Our next issue of HazNet will focus on the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction was developed to guide efforts on disaster risk reduction in the period between 2015 and 2030.
Canadian Risks and Hazards Network

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