IDRC Davos 2014: 5th International disaster and risk conference

Organizer(s) Global Risk Forum
Davos Congress Center, Talstrasse 49a, 7270 Davos Platz

The IDRC Davos 2014 will address the numerous interconnected, complex and emerging risks today's societies are faced with. Environmental, technical, social and economic risks are often closely linked and can result in successive impact. Risks and disasters explored at the IDRC Davos 2014 include, amongst others, natural hazards, failures of critical infrastructure and services, pandemics, acts of terrorism and financial crises. All can severely impact and influence human beings and collective societies.

IDRC Davos 2014 will address the Integrative Risk Management Approach within the following context:

- Disaster prevention, preparedness, emergency response, vulnerability and resilience
- Extreme events, climate change adaptation, migration
- Critical infrastructures and services
- Na-tech hazards, cascading risks, technological risks
- Health impacts, medical response, One Health
- Capacity building, education, communication and training
- Economics of disaster, financial tools for risk management
- Risk and society, risk governance, risk culture


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