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.

officer checking the condition of the solar panel, early warning system, in anticipation of landslides
Community announcement
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
Young woman wearing a traditional scarf on her head attends a public event in Northern Mozambique
Community announcement
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
A young boy walking across a refugee camp in Syria.
Community announcement
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)
Stack of books.
Community announcement
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
Flag with COp27 logo.
Community announcement
Registration is now open for the COP27 Resilience Hub Virtual Platform.
Global Resilience Partnership
A farmer planting on the organic paddy rice farmland
Community announcement
The Ideathon for climate change in East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) is an opportunity to crowdsource ideas from young people everywhere about how to equip utilities in the EAP region with the tools needed to address climate risk.
World Bank, the
Image of Wroclaw in Poland.
Community announcement
The ICLEI Action Fund is a granting scheme conducted by ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability with support from to foster data-driven environmental and climate action at the local level.
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
View of the Bangaldesh coast
Community announcement
The Climate Resilience Challenge is a competition for innovative, interdisciplinary, and solution-oriented ideas to build and enhance resilience in the country.
Oscar M. Lopez Center for Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management Foundation, Inc.
Graffiti artist painting a  purple fish to a wall.
Community announcement
The “Knowledge into use” awards are for innovative and creative ways of facilitating the use of resilience knowledge. These could be games, cartoons, arts, theatre, exhibits of local and indigenous knowledge or audio-visual content (films, songs, etc).
Climate and Development Knowledge Network
A person is taking a photograph on their phone of a plant.
Community announcement
The Global Resilience Partnership (GRP), through The Resilience Knowledge Coalition, is hosting a social media competition in the lead-up to the Resilience Hub at COP27.
Global Resilience Partnership

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