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.

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Community announcement
The OECD has initiated a public consultation seeking comments on a draft OECD Recommendation on Building Financial Resilience to Disaster Risks.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
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Community announcement
Deep dive into cimate change, data analytics, data engineering, and their huge impact on shaping our lives today and tomorrow. Experience the entrepreneurial life with the acceleration programme, and turn your ideas into real projects focusing on climate
H-FARM College
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Community announcement
The UCL Centre for Gender and Disaster and DRR Dynamics are working on developing a reference guide on LGBTQIA+ people and disasters. Contribute your work!
University College London
United Nations General Assembly hall
Community announcement
For stakeholders including civil society organisations, private sector, academia and the scientific community, grassroots organisations, persons with disabilities, youth and women’s organisations, please register by 24 April 2023.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Women in Rwanda growing coffee to support themselves.
Community announcement
The ‘knowledge-to-action’ call will provide grants to projects led by African organisations that mobilise Indigenous and local knowledge to support locally-led and inclusive climate-resilient action in Africa.
Climate and Development Knowledge Network
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Community announcement
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) is inviting proposals to for the development of an online course focused on creating localized action-oriented early warning messages.
Global Disaster Preparedness Center
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
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Community announcement
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction wishes to learn how the development community at large makes use of the tools and information resources it makes available for disaster risk reduction and whether they are useful for your work.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
This image shows cows on flooded farmland.
Community announcement
The GADMC 2023 call for abstracts is open.Animal Evac New Zealand is looking to receive conference abstracts from a range of speakers across academia (incl. citizen science), government, and practice.
Animal Evac New Zealand
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Community announcement
Hazards and disaster researchers are invited to submit abstracts for the 2023 Researchers Meeting. This year’s meeting will focus on New Frontiers of Disaster Research: Action-Oriented Collaborations to Solve Complex Challenges.
University of Colorado Boulder
several humanitarian volunteers and volunteers from the red cross are distributing food aid to victims of natural disasters
Community announcement
We invite you to answer a survey on Aligning capacity development needs on climate change of humanitarian and development professionals, which will remain open for answers until March 12th.
RedR - United Kingdom

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