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.

Construction site
Community announcement
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) invites members of the DRR community to comment on the Handbook for Implementation of the Principles for Resilience Infrastructure.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
A disabled old woman affected by the floods stands in front of a temporary shelter in Bangladesh, 2022
Community announcement
This survey has been designed for a person living with a disability or a caregiver to share their thoughts on living with disasters. It will run until Friday 3 March 2023.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
A farmer overlooking his dried up field.
Community announcement
There are many success stories of researchers and practitioners developing truly risk-informed decision-making systems. This special issue will present some of the most ground-breaking findings, solutions, and lessons learned with a focus on drought.
Frontiers in Climate
Women in Rwanda growing coffee to support themselves.
Community announcement
Apply for the 2023 Averted Disaster Award. The ADA is the premier recognition of successful disaster mitigation interventions that go unnoticed precisely because of their success. Nominations open November 28, 2022. Applications are due January 15, 2023.
Averted Disaster Award (ADA)
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Community announcement
A chance to showcase your master’s degree programme on the global platform for disaster risk reduction.
Iluminated light bulb is located on soil and plant are growing.
Community announcement
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
Community announcement
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.
Community announcement
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.
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Several hands holding up colorful speech bubbles made out of paper.
Community announcement
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
Workers on a construction site during sunset
Community announcement
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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