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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…

June 15, 2017

UNISDR  has released Words into Action guidelines for implementing Priority Area 4 of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (SFDRR). These guides provide practical approaches for…

May 25, 2017

With more than half the world’s population living in urban areas, it’s often said that we live in the era of the megacity. But we could also say…

May 22, 2017

Heads of state, ministers, policy makers, mayors, disaster risk managers and other leaders from the private sector, academe and civil society will be among the 5,000 participants gathered…

May 12, 2017

The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) is accepting applications for a post-graduate internship position. Interested individuals should meet the following qualifications: A bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering,…

December 12, 2016

Thu, 8 December 2016 Lauren Barrett   The old adage, ‘hope for the best and prepare for the worst’, rings true for a country when it comes to…

November 21, 2016

1 November 2016 – This is the interface of the new web-accessible Disaster Alert, displaying PDC Integrated Active Hazards, Rainfall Accumulation, and Day/Night Indicator. Pacific Disaster Center (PDC)…

October 25, 2016

30 September 2016, PESHAWAR: Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Khyber Pakhtunhwa on Friday launched study on situational analysis of urban Disaster Risk Management (DRM) in provincial metropolis to…

October 13, 2016

11 July 2016: News in recent weeks related to climate change adaptation, disaster risk management (DRM) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) brought the issue of urban resilience to…

July 16, 2015

Local governments are key players in disaster risk reduction and sustainability, and need the financial muscle to tackle threats posed by natural and man-made hazards.

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