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July 04, 2017

EMI held the pilot launch of the Comprehensive Disaster Risk Management and Resilience online course (CDRMR) last May 29, 2017 with 21 students from the Master in Crisis…

July 19, 2016

Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF), together with partner organization, Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative (EMI) launched the PDRF Emergency Operations Center (EOC), the first of its kind in the…

August 13, 2015

EMI once again partnered with the Quezon City (QC) government for the Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction into Land Use Planning: Developing the Competencies, Tools, and a Community of Practice Project…

July 28, 2015

The Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative (EMI), through the Institute of Urban Resilience (IUR), proudly announces its new program, the EMI Webinar Series…

March 05, 2015

The first field investigation for Addressing Disaster Risk through Improved Indicators and Land Use Management: ADB Naga City Case Studies will be conducted on August 16-22, 2014 in Naga City, Philippines.

March 03, 2015

Twenty-four (24) participants from government, non-government, private institutions, and international development organizations completed the six-week Comprehensive Disaster Risk Management Framework (CDRMF) online course which ran from January 19 to February 27, 2015.

February 25, 2015

GEODASH is being established by the World Bank in Bangladesh as part of the country’s OpenDRI to facilitate data sharing between government stakeholders, academia, and the public.

February 05, 2015

Rapid and uncontrolled urbanization, along with ill-informed planning and development decisions, have made it difficult for urban areas and fast-growing cities to integrate risk reduction parameters into spatial…

August 15, 2014

The Bangladesh Urban Resilience Project (BURP) Phase 2 will hold its fourth field investigation on August 16-22, 2014 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The objective of the field investigation is…

August 13, 2014

The World Bank has partnered with EMI to develop a Case Study on the ongoing post-Yolanda recovery effort in the Philippines. The development of the Case Study supports the ongoing initiative in preparing a guide of sound practices for developing a Disaster Recovery Framework (DRF).

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