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UNISDR head calls for more women in disaster risk reduction

Today, to celebrate International Woman's day,  the UNISDR posted this statement in their news feed   To see...

8th Session of Africa Working Group on Disaster Risk Reduction

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): UNITED NATIONS OFFICE FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION - REGIONAL OFFICE FOR AFRICA OTHER ORGANIZER(S): INTERGOVERNMENTAL...

IRDR seeks Executive Director

  Posted by IRDR IPO - February 6, 2016 - 2015 News, News, Opportunities       The International Council for Science (ICSU),...

USAID: EL NIÑO Preperation and Response in Africa

This Article was recently published on the USAID website concerning the impact of the current El...

USAID Chief Innovation Officer Travels To Tanzania and Kenya

Article from USAID website press release page WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Chief...

Outcomes from the UNISDR Science and Technology Conference Geneva 2016

The first-ever UNISDR Science and Technology Conference saw hundreds of scientists and policymakers from across the global...

An insight into Disaster Risk Research from African professionals at UNISDR Science and Technology Conference 2016

With loads and loads of scientific information generated annually, scientists from across the world, are now...

Periperi U Annual Report 2014-2015

This Annual report illustrates the activities and developments of the consortium’s partners between the reporting period...

Young Scientist Platform on DRR successfully launched at the UNISDR S&T conference 2016

What is the Young Scientists Platform on DRR? The Young Scientists Platform in DRR is a designated...

APELL Training of Trainers in Addis Ababa-Ethiopia

The United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), jointly with Africa Centre for Disaster Risk Management (ACDRM), is...

WHO declares Zika virus a global health emergency

In the past few weeks the global community has been shocked by the never before imagined impacts...

Periperi U to attend UNISDR Science and Technology Conference 2016

Representatives from Periperi U will be attending the United Nations office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)...

Experts discuss disaster risk management

Below is an article written by Amanda Tongha about the recent IRDR Science Committee meeting that took...

14th IRDR Scientific Committee taking place at Stellenbosch University

Between the 16-18 November, Stellenbosch University, partner of Periperi U will host the 14th IRDR Scientific Committee...

Science and Communications Officers Needed for IRDR

Job Title: Science Officer [download PDF] Office: Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR), International Programme Office (IPO)c/o Institute of...

New Research by RADAR Reveals Severe Storm Impacts in South Africa

OFF THE RADAR: Severe storms and their impacts in the Western Cape, South Africa The Research Alliance...

PhD Scholarship Opportunity for understanding multi-hazards in Urban Africa

Doctoral Studentship: Understanding Multi-Hazards in Urban Africa The Department of Geography, Kings College London, is offering a 3.5...

6th ANIE Conference Programme

From 7-9 October 2015, the 6th ANIE Annual Conference will bring together multi-level stakeholders in Higher...