Under the Megacities Indicator System (MIS) the findings of a detailed socio-economic survey were presented and discussed in a workshop held in Istanbul on June 23, 2014.
EMI, in partnership with the City of Makati, will hold a Megacities Forum on Building Urban Resilience: Philippines Republic Act No. 10121 (Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010) Achievements, Challenges and Progress in Local Implementation on July 11, 2014 at the 22nd Floor, Makati City Session Hall, Philippines.
EMI is scheduled to deliver the Damage and Reconstruction Needs Assessment (DRNA) course on July 7 to August 6, 2014.
EMI Chairman and Executive Director Dr. Fouad Bendimerad attended the High Level International Workshop on “Increasing the Resilience of Cities: What Can City Leaders Learn from International Experience” in Marseille-France on May 22-23, 2014.
EMI has finished its delivery of the Comprehensive Disaster Risk Management Framework (CDRMF) course on April 14 to May 23, 2014. Registration for the Climate Change and Disaster Risk (CCDR) course is extended to May 28, 2014.
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.