Protected: ur22_test Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil 28 November - 02 December 2022 We are excited to announce that the city of the city of Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil will host the Understanding Risk Global Forum 2022 #UR22. For five days, we will meet in person at our main venue and at satellite hubs across the world, as well as online at various time zones. You are invited to be part of a fun and creative environment to share knowledge and inspire action. Protected: UR-2020-buttontest Global December 01 - 03 Webinar: Managing Tropical Storms During COVID-19: Early Lessons Learned Webex Wednesday, July 8 Hear what officials working on the front lines in India, Japan, and the Caribbean have learned so far about responding to and preparing for tropical cyclones during COVID-19, and what advice they have for others who are facing similar challenges. Webinar: Learning from Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems to Respond to Pandemics WebEx Tuesday, June 23 UR Austria 2019 Vienna, Austria 17 - 18 October 2019 International Disaster and Resilience Congress (idRc 2019) Eskişehir, Turkey June 26-28, 2019 idRc 2019, “from Risk to Resilience” is the organization of the international peer-reviewed Resilience Journal and its editorial group. Comunicación de Riesgos en UR2018 – Llamada de Solicitudes Foro UR2018, Ciudad de México, México 14 - 15 de Mayo de 2018 Envía tu solicitud para unirte al evento de “Olla de presión” sobre comunicación de riesgos en el foro Understanding Risk 2018 en la Ciudad de México del 14-18 de mayo de 2018. Interdisciplinary pressure cooker: Risk communication UR2018 Forum May 14 - 15, 2018 A Pressure Cooker event on Risk Communication at UR2018 organized by The Water Youth Network and GFDRR with support from FM Global, The UK Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and NASA.

Protected: Urbanization, the Natural Environment, Resilience and Green Urban Development in Africa 3rd International UICCA Conference: Climate Risk Assessment and Mitigation Approaches – Experiences from ANADIA Niger and Other Initiatives Torino, Italy March 11, 2016 The Conference aims to present, compare and discuss the outcomes attended so far with other experiences having integrated local and technical knowledge for a better comprehension of climate risks in the Tropics. 5th International Symposium on the Effects of Surface Geology on Seismic Motion (ESG5) Taipei, Taiwan August 15 - 17, 2016 The symposium will discuss the site effect related topics especially focus on main theme which is “Challenges of Applying Ground Motion Simulation to Seismology and Earthquake Engineering”. 5th Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe Oct. 28 - 30, 2015 CCDA seeks to mainstream climate information into decision making and strengthen capacities focusing on climate sensitive sectors such as agriculture, food security, energy and transport. Central Asia Earthquake Risk Reduction Forum Almaty, Kazakhstan Oct. 27-28, 2015 The objectives of the Central Asia Earthquake Risk Reduction Forum are to understand the current state of seismic risks of the region and their potential fiscal impacts, and to advance the dialogue on seismic risk reduction initiatives among policy makers and practitioners in the Central Asia region. Training Course On Flood Disaster Risk Management in a Changing Climate Nairobi, Kenya Oct. 26 - 30, 2015 The need to combat the perennial problem of floods and resultant destruction has been a forefront concern for most third world nations, which calls for a proactive approach to establishing a disaster risk reduction regime for safer and sustainable development. This course is particularly useful for professionals working with flood disaster risk management. The International Workshop on Tsunami Inundation Mapping Tokyo, Japan Nov. 25 - 26, 2015 This workshop, running 25-26 Nov in Tokyo, aims to improve the capacity of Hydrographic Offices, predominantly in East Asian countries, to develop and utilize tsunami inundation maps. It will also facilitate discussion on the way forward through reports on the latest knowledge and technology and through sharing experiences and challenges among the participants.
Training Course on Early Warning Systems Nairobi, Kenya Oct. 26 - 30, 2015 The training, running 26-30 Oct in Nairobi, is aimed at helping participants and their respective organizations to design and implement Early Warning Systems. The course will help participants develop an early warning systems and risk management plans tailored to the needs of their respective organizations EMI Urban Resilience Webinar Series Online 04 Sept - 27 Nov 2015 In these Web-based seminars you will learn from and interact real-time with world-renown experts on the most relevant urban resilience and disaster risk management (DRM) topics. 7th International Conference on Integrated Natural Disaster Management Tehran, Iran 15-16 Feb 2016 The conference will cover a broad range of topics including the need for an improved understanding of disaster risk in all its dimensions of exposure, vulnerability and hazard characteristics.. Eye On Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, UAE Oct 6-8, 2015 Eye on Earth 2015 will take centre stage once again to promote dialogue and drive international action that revolutionises the way we collect, access, share and use data and information for real-world change. 3rd International Training Workshop on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation Sanya, Hainan, China Nov. 23 - Dec. 4, 2015 The objective is to provide a scientific and practical guide on earth observation related to disaster risk management to participants from developing countries. Conference: Geo-information Technologies for Natural Disaster Management & Earth Observation for Global Changes (EOGC 2015) CRESCENT BUILDING, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY, AL-AIN Dec. 8-10, 2015 These two conferences are designed to advance the research and development as well as encouraging innovative applications of Geomatics technologies in global change studies. Workshop: Risk information management, risk models and applications Berlin, Germany June 27-29, 2016 This workshop will enable sharing of best practices as well as giving space for discussing methodological problems in risk modeling from the information systems point of view for all phases of the disaster cycle. International Seminar in Argentina: Social Sciences and Disaster Risks in Latin America Buenos Aires 15-17 Septiembre del 2015 Invitamos a realizar un balance de los avances de las ciencias humanas y sociales en la gestión del riesgo. Course: Urban Flood Management and Disaster Risk Mitigation, UNESCO 18 April 2016 - 06 May 2016 This course introduces current theory and practice of flood risk estimation and modelling of floods in urban areas, and is designed for professionals active in the urban water sector Asia Disaster Resilience Forum Sendai & Tokyo, Japan 14-16 March, 2015 The Asia Disaster Resilience Forum 2015 aims to bring together representatives from the ICT communities, private and public sector to discuss experiences and best practices developing civic apps for community-based disaster resilience. Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team Summit, Washington, DC Washington, DC April 30 – May 2, 2015 Volunteer mappers, educators, community builders, humanitarians, geographers, and programmers will gather for a 3 day multi-track event to learn, discuss and share ideas about the humanitarian and economic development uses of OpenStreetMap.