Upon invitation from the Municipality of Beirut, Lebanon, EMI Chairman and Executive Director Dr. Fouad Bendimerad undertook a working mission to undertake consultations and meetings with various government agencies and other stakeholders to define the context and parameters for an eventual project to complete an Urban Resilience Master Plan for Beirut .
The Oscar M. Lopez Center for Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management Foundation, Inc. has recognized seven (7) projects at the “Awarding of 2014 Research Grants and Updates of the 2013 Awardees” on April 21, 2014 in Pasig City, Philippines.
EMI opens the Institute for Urban Resilience (IUR) Fellowship for Disaster Risk Management (DRM) professionals and enthusiasts who want to scale up their DRM competency for free.
EMI in partnership with the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) is scheduled to deliver the Climate Change and Disaster Risk (CCDR) online course on May 26, 2014.
Dr. Eng. Fouad M. Bendimerad, EMI Chairman and Executive Director, visited the World Bank on April 8-9, 2014 to meet with World Bank and Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) officials and managers, and DRM and Urban Specialists from the various regions.
Dr. Eng. Fouad M. Bendimerad, EMI Chairman and Executive Director, will be giving a Brown Bag Lunch (BBL) presentation on April 8, 2014, 12:30-2:00 PM on Addressing Urban Risk in Bangladesh.
The 3rd GRF One Health Summit 2014 will take place from 05 – 08 October 2014 at the Davos Congress Centre in Davos, Switzerland.
The Dhaka Profile and Earthquake Risk Atlas is part of the deliverables of the Bangladesh Urban Earthquake Resilience Project (BUERP),a collaboration of the World Bank, EMI, and the Government of Bangladesh.
EMI has finished its delivery of the Community-Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) course last March 26, 2014. EMI has started the delivery of the Earthquake Risk Reduction (ERR) course on March 31, with 15 participants from different organizations around the globe.
The Quezon City Risk Atlas is a compilation of physical & socioeconomic profiles, built environment, hazards, vulnerability & risks information, and maps of the respective cities, Quezon City, Philippines.