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DRI Updates Commitment to Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

DRI Drive

. “The Sendai Framework created a shift from managing disasters to managing risks. The post DRI Updates Commitment to Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction appeared first on DRI Drive. For this purpose, it underlines the need to build the knowledge of government […].

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Tornado Risk Reduction – An American Success Story

DisasterDoc

The post Tornado Risk Reduction – An American Success Story appeared first on DisasterDoc. The US experiences more tornadoes than any other country on earth, with an average of over 1,000 tornadoes recorded each year. Canada is a distant second, with around 100.

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Disaster Risk Reduction is not a Paradigm

Emergency Planning

Like any field of study, disaster risk reduction needs lateral thinking. Sadly, a follow-the-herd mentality all too easily develops among researchers. The residual question is how to liberate and encourage creativity. In other words, it needs diverse entities to be linked in new and productive ways.

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UNDRR: Disaster Risk ‘Out of Control’

DRI Drive

According to the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), one major reason is inaction on the part of decision makers. For years, disasters have been getting bigger, more complex, and more expensive.

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CRAIG 1300™ State Trailblazer Helps Improve Community Risk Reduction Programs

National Fire Protection Association

If you want to make your state a safer place through community risk reduction (CRR) but struggle with the time and resources to take a new community risk assessment (CRA) project, CRAIG 1300 is the cutting-edge tool to help you do it. Community Risk Reduction (CRR) Through Community Risk Assessment (CRA).

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European Forum on Disaster Risk Reduction to look at continuing climate challenges 

Crisis Response Journal

Ahead of the 2018 European Forum on Disaster Risk Reduction in Rome, Rosalind Cook, Professor Sirkku Juhola and Jaroslav Mysiak take a look at the pressing need for Europe to meet the challenges of a changing climate. By Rosalind Cook, Professor Sirkku Juhola and Jarosla

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Asia – Europa meeting (ASEM) on disaster risk reduction 

Crisis Response Journal

On September 14-15, a high level meeting on disaster risk reduction and management, with a specific focus on innovation and technology, was held in Danang, Vietnam, writes Ørjan Karlsson. This turned out to be an interesting meeting between academia and p By Ørjan Karlsson