During this mission, the EMI researchers met with various stakeholders involved in the post-disaster recovery of the country, including individuals from the ministries of the Government of Nepal (GoN), an advisor for the National Planning Commission (NPC), representatives of the municipalities of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), Bhaktapur and Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan City and focal persons of International Humanitarian Organizations (IHO), to look into…
A workshop on Creating an Enabling Environment for Investment in Urban Resilience, jointly co-organized by Stanford University, World Bank and EMI, will be held on June 30, 2015 at Stanford, Yang & Yamazaki Energy & Environment (Y2E2) Building – Room 299.
Situational Reports and Maps on M7.8 Nepal EQ.
The recent unfolding events in Nepal has been a major concern worldwide. With this, EMI in partnership with the …
In support to disaster response efforts for the April 25 earthquake, EMI shares maps, project reports, & studies on EQ risk …
EMI releases Guidebooks on Urban Resilience Master Planning and Urban Risk Resilience during the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) in Sendai.
Find out what really happens to Mobile Communications during disasters in this event in the WCDRR.
From January 19- February 27, 2015, the Institute for Urban Resilience (IUR) of Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative (EMI) will conduct Comprehensive Disaster Risk Management Framework (CDRMF) to help participants gain a deeper understanding of how disasters relate to development.
EMI has finished its last run of the Comprehensive Disaster Risk Management Framework (CDRMF) online course for 2013 last December 6. EMI has also started the delivery of the Safe Cities (SC) course on November 25.
EMI, in partnership with the City Government of Makati Philippines, has released the Proceedings (Pre-release Version) of the Megacities Forum on Building Urban Resilience: Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Act of 2010 (or Republic Act 10121) Achievements, Challenges, and Progress in Local Implementation held on July 11, 2014 at the Makati City Hall, Metro Manila, Philippines.