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.
EMI has finished its delivery of the second run of the Comprehensive Disaster Risk Management Framework (CDRMF) course last September 12, 2014. Registration for the third run of the CDRMF course is now open until October 3.
The 4th field investigation of the Bangladesh UERP (Urban Earthquake Resilience Project) Phase 2 was successfully conducted in the cities of Dhaka and Sylhet in Bangladesh on August 15-21, 2014. The objective of the field investigation was to complete the data collection process and consultations to finalize the Project Appraisal Document (PAD).
The World Bank and the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), in partnership with EMI, organized a validation workshop for the Yolanda Recovery Case Study (YRCS) held on 27 August 2014 at the World Bank Office Manila, Taguig City, Philippines.