CALL FOR PAPERS: 4thNational Conference on “Building Disaster Resilient Community in Ethiopia”

The Institute of Disaster Risk Management and Food Security Studies (IDRMFSS), Bahir Dar University will held its 4th annual conference on 25-26, April 2018. The Institute is pleased to announce the call for abstracts for the conference.


Conference Thematic Areas

  • Disaster Risk Management
  • Sustainable Development
  • Livelihoods
  • Nutrition & Food Security
  • Water Security & Water Hyacinth
  • Hunger & Poverty
  • Vulnerability & Resilience
  • Health Emergency & DRR
  • Environment &Ecology
  • Climate change
  • Sociology of disasters
  • Conflict / Refugee / Displacement / Resettlement
  • Contemporary and cross-cutting issues in DRR, Livelihoods, Food Security, Climate and Development.
  • Gender, Children, Disability and Disaster
  • Remote sensing and GIS applications in DRR
  • Improved observational network, telecommunications& data processing facilities for early warning and DRR
  • Policy, Institutions & Governance issues on DRR and related issues.

General information

  • SubmissionDeadline of the Abstract: 12March, 2018
  • Acceptance Notification: 18 March, 2018
  • Full Paper Submission: 28 March, 2018
  • All submissions should be made via email to: and cc to
Sponsors are highly welcomed.
For any queries about the conference, please email to Dr. Mossa Endris or call: +251-918-716473.
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