International Day of Disaster Reduction: Using Emerging Methods and Practices to Promote Disaster Resilience

Meeting or Conference
University of Warwick
13 Oct 2017
United Kingdom (Coventry)
University of Warwick, Humanities Building, Room H043

The Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies in collaboration with the Warwick Institute for the Science of Cities is organising a workshop to promote the work that is currently being held across different departments of the University on disaster risk reduction.

The workshop will include presentations by academics as well as a tutorial for collaborative mapping using JOSM and will be concluded by a 'Mapathon' event.


  • 09:00 - 09:30 Registration

  • 09:30 - 10:00 Rethinking, risk, crisis and uncertainty: disaster resilience 2.0
    • Professor Jon Coaffee, Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick

  • 10:00 - 10:30 Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science: Emerging Data and Practices to Support Disaster Risk Reduction
    • Dr João Porto de Albuquerque, Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, University of Warwick

  • 10:30 - 10:45 Break

  • 10:45 - 11:30 Tutorial - Using crowdsourcing mapping software for humanitarian purposes – How to map using JOSM

  • 11:30 - 13:30 ‘Mapathon’, Collaborative mapping event for disease outbreak in Kenya (lunch provided)

To attend the event, please register here.

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Capacity Development, Disaster Risk Management, Social Impacts & Social Resilience, Vulnerable Populations
United Kingdom
The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction took place in 2015 The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction took place in 2015.
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