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IRDR Young Scientists Programme: Call for applications

In 2016, IRDR started the IRDR Young Scientists Programme, which has produced 72 IRDR young scientists and who...

ADAPTATION FUTURES: CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND IMPORTANT DATES!

ADAPTATION FUTURES: CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND IMPORTANT DATES! Adaptation Futures 2018 takes place from 18-21 June 2018...

Disasters and Ecosystems: Resilience in a Changing Climate - Expert Track

Announcing: Disasters and Ecosystems: Resilience in a Changing Climate - The Expert Track is back! Live on...

ADAPTATION FUTURES CONFERENCE - CAPE TOWN 18-21 JUNE 2018

The 'Adaptation Futures 2018' conference will take place in Cape Town, South Africa between 18 -...

Cameroon communities empowered through outreach

In July 2017, students and staff at the university of Buea in Cameroon ran two outreach...

PERIPERI U CONSULTATIVE MEETING 2017: A CALL TO ENGAGE: DEEPENING RISK KNOWLEDGE – ADVANCING RESILIENCE

In its dual capacity as both the representative voice of the scientific and academic community on...

THREE HUNDRED STUDENTS TO MAP FOR FLOOD RESILIENCE IN DAR ES SALAAM

  Three hundred Urban Planning and Geomatics students from Ardhi University in Dar es Salaam are participating...

International Training Workshop on Integrated Risk Assessment Methods Using Spatial and Social Vulnerability Data for Disaster Risk Reduction Digital Belt and Road Initiative (DBAR)

I.Background and Objectives In response to the needs of developing countries along Belt and Road in disaster...

Call for Nominations: AGNES Grant for Junior Researchers - 29 September 2017

We are pleased to announce that the Call for Nominations for the “AGNES Grant for Junior...

Stellenbosch University extends continental reach to Algeria

Stellenbosch University (SU) has further expanded its reach on the African continent partnering with the University...

Nutrition in Emergencies Short Course - Moi University Kenya

Date: 26 Jun 2017 to: 30 Jun 2017 This course aims at equipping public health and humanitarian response persons with...

Periperi U Staff and Students Advancing Risk Research and Resilience

Periperi U research represents a central theme for the entire partnership. The first quarter of 2017...

Periperi U’s academic programmes flourishing

The opening quarter of 2017 has been one of incredible growth for the Periperi U consortium,...

Online library hits 1.8 million searches!

The Periperi U online resources centre or online library has just hit 1 800 000 searches...

Warming up for the ADA Winter School

2017 ADA Winter School Registrations for the 2017 Winter School have been brisk since we opened booking...

DECLARATION OF THE FIFTH HIGH LEVEL MEETING ON DISASTER RISK REDUCTION, MAURITIUS ON 25 NOVEMBER 2016

Mauritius Declaration on the Implementation of the Sendai Framework in Africa We, the Ministers and Heads of...

Cartographies communautaires des risques d’inondation et analyse des vulnérabilités De la ville d’Antananarivo

Le présent document est le fruit des initiatives de recherche des membres de l’équipe du programme...

6th Africa Regional Platform for DRR releasing statement to stress promoting Scientific, Technical and Academic Communities in DRR

In 6th Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, IRDR co-hosted with ICoE REAL and Periperi...