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RADAR Community Risk Assessment Short Course November 2015: Registration open

Venue: Stellenbosch University Dates: 16 – 20 November 2015 The course focuses on strengthening community-based risk assessment capabilities...

CODESRIA calling for applications on 'Strengthening Phd Programmes in African Universities'

Deadline: 21st august, 2015   Call for Applications: 2015 Session The Council for the Development of Social Science Research...

RADAR short Course brings International practitioners to assess local community Risks

The Research Alliance for Disasters and Risk Reduction (RADAR) based at Stellenbosch University in South Africa...

Introduction to GIS @ Stellenbosch University

The Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is an accredited short course offered by at the...

6th ANIE Annual Conference: From the MDGs to SDGs: The contributions of international higher education.

The 6th ANIE Annual Conference will be held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania from 7th to...

Periperi U Staff Contributes to NATURE Journal Article

Dr Ailsa Holloway from RADAR at Stellenbosch University has contributed, along with other experts in the...

Fourth African Logistics Conference October 15-16, 2015 in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

The 4th African Logistics Conference, taking place in Dar es Salaam in the United Republic of...

RADAR Short Course on Community Risk Assessments - Apply by 8th June 2015

The course, conducted biannually, focuses on strengthening community-based risk assessment capabilities in disaster-prone informal settlements. The...

Ardhi and Gaston Berger Universities' Short Courses

Ardhi and Gaston Berger Universities Offering Course After Course Ardhi University’s School of Environmental Science and Technology...

IRDR Newsletter: February - April 2015

The February to April Newsletter of the IRDR is out! The newsletter has the following news...

Call for expressions of interest for FAO-EU project evaluation

Call for expressions of interest (EOIs) - Team Leader and members Evaluation of FAO-EU project “Establishing...

Student led Community Risk Assessment in Touws River, South Africa

Between 4 -7 May, students from RADAR’s Disaster Risk Studies course (an elective module from the...

Article of Interest: GNDR Nepal Earthquake Blog

An interesting article has been written concerning the recent earthquake in Nepal titled 'Overdevelopment and unsafe...

Article of Interest: Dire Prospects Seen When the Full Nepal Earthquake Death Toll is Tallied

An article was posted on the New York Times' website concerning the recent Nepalese earthquake's rising...

Call for applications for World social science Fellows seminar on Sustainable Urbanisation

The IRDR have put out the call for applications for World social science Fellows seminar on...

Dr Holloway representing Periperi U at the UN

23 April 2015, Dr Ailsa Holloway from Stellenbosch University South Africa, represented Periperi U as she...

Community Risk Assessment Short Course: Focus on Informal Settlements

The course, conducted biannually, focuses on strengthening community-based risk assessment capabilities in disaster-prone informal settlements. The...

19th WORLD CONGRESS ON DISASTER AND EMERGENCY MEDICINE

2015 is an important year for WCDEM, as it will be the first time that this...