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.

A magnifying glass in top of a pile of books.
Community announcement
A new book entitled The Routledge Handbook of Disaster Response & Recovery is being prepared.
multi-racial group of young people gathering outside in the city.
Community announcement
Would you like a chance to volunteer and lead a working group? Are you actively involved in DRR-related initiatives? Are you between 18 to 29 years old? This is your chance to be a part of the DRR leadership team.
Sendai Stakeholders Children and Youth Group
Aerial overhead drone shot of yacht on Adriatic sea curvy cove on Vis Island in Croatia
Community announcement
Applications are open until March 10, 2023 for the contest that promotes and rewards the best adaptation solutions developed and implemented in the Adriatic area.
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici
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Community announcement
The next issue of the Liaison Journal assesses the complex role of climate change as it relates to economic, physical or societal impacts that substantially alter political stability, human security, or national security infrastructure.
Center for Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance
Rohingya refugee women wait to collect relief aid at the palongkhali makeshift Camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on October 06, 2017
Community announcement
The Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) wants to hear from the people working in disaster preparedness. We want to learn what challenges you encounter in your field and for which an innovative approach or solution doesn’t already exist.
Global Disaster Preparedness Center
Cogs lifted in the air by hands
Community announcement
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction is drafting a Words Into Action guide to create the enabling environment to promote beneficial cooperation among policy-makers, science/academia/technology communities and society to reduce risk.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)
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 (UNDRR)
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 (UNDRR)
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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