DRR Calendar of Events

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2006 and earlier events in All Regions, about All Hazards, All Themes, All Org. Types: 92 (includes all major global events)
AUG 2017
30 Jul - 05 Aug (Week 31)
06 - 12 Aug (Week 32)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
07 Aug 2017 - 07 Aug 2017 Resilience, response, and recovery forum: a whole of community response with Craig Fugate, former FEMA Administrator Brisbane (Australia)
 
10 Aug 2017 - 10 Aug 2017 Resilience, response, and recovery forum: a whole of community response with Craig Fugate, former FEMA Administrator

Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience

Canberra (Australia)
 
10 Aug 2017 - 10 Aug 2017 The Business Case for Disaster Risk Reduction: Achieving Resilience of Small and Medium Enterprises. Pasay City, Philippines

UNISDR Office for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction at Incheon

Pasay City (Philippines) UNISDR Event
 
10 Aug 2017 - 10 Aug 2017 The Resilience Dividend Valuation Model - Introducing a New Framework for Practitioners  
 
11 Aug 2017 - 11 Aug 2017 Resilience, response, and recovery forum: a whole of community response with Craig Fugate, former FEMA Administrator Melbourne (Australia)
TRAINING
25 Nov 2016 - 15 Oct 2017 Free online course: Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (6th Cohort) (continued)  
 
07 Aug 2017 - 09 Aug 2017 Use of GIS Technology for Emergency Preparedness and Response

Gravitazz Institute for Disaster Reduction and Emergency Management

Kampala (Uganda)
13 - 19 Aug (Week 33)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
16 Aug 2017 - 18 Aug 2017 Designing Resilience in Asia: International Symposium and Design Competition Singapore (Singapore)
TRAINING
25 Nov 2016 - 15 Oct 2017 Free online course: Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (6th Cohort) (continued)  
 
14 Aug 2017 - 16 Aug 2017 Intégration de la Réduction des Risques de Catastrophes dans la Planification d’Activités de Développement

Gravitazz Institute for Disaster Reduction and Emergency Management

Lomé (Togo)
20 - 26 Aug (Week 34)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
21 Aug 2017 - 23 Aug 2017 47th Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF-47)

IGAD Climate Prediction and Application Centre

Zanzibar (Tanzania)
 
21 Aug 2017 - 22 Aug 2017 City-to-City Learning Exchange Programme - Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience Building for Local Governments

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Nacala (Mozambique) UNISDR Event
 
22 Aug 2017 - 24 Aug 2017 National Disaster Risk Reduction Workshop - Improving risk knowledge through the implementation of national disaster loss databases Banjul (Gambia)
 
23 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017 8th Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM 2017)

CP Reykjavík

Reykjavik (Iceland)
TRAINING
25 Nov 2016 - 15 Oct 2017 Free online course: Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (6th Cohort) (continued)  
 
21 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017 8th Regional Training Course on Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction into Development Process (MDRD-8) Bangkok (Thailand)
 
21 Aug 2017 - 23 Aug 2017 International Workshop on the Implementation of the Sendai Framework on DRR in Africa: Lessons Learned from the 2017 Global Platform

Gravitazz Institute for Disaster Reduction and Emergency Management

Accra (Ghana)
 
21 Aug 2017 - 24 Aug 2017 Special Mixed Course on Disaster Risk Management

Gravitazz Institute for Disaster Reduction and Emergency Management

Johannesburg (South Africa)
 
21 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017 Training course: Resilience in food security analysis

Datastat Research Center

Nairobi (Kenya)
 
21 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017 GIS application in disaster disk deduction training Nairobi (Kenya)
 
22 Aug 2017 - 24 Aug 2017 Workshop on Disaster Resilience Scorecard for Mauritanian Cities

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States

Nouakchott (Mauritania) UNISDR Event
27 Aug - 02 Sep (Week 35)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
28 Aug 2017 - 29 Aug 2017 13th APRU Multi-hazards Symposium 2017

Association of Pacific Rim Universities

Beijing (China)
 
28 Aug 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 Training Course on Emergency Needs Assessment Nairobi (Kenya)
TRAINING
25 Nov 2016 - 15 Oct 2017 Free online course: Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (6th Cohort) (continued)  
 
28 Aug 2017 - 16 Sep 2017 International training course on disaster risk management of cultural heritage 2017

Ritsumeikan University

Kyoto (Japan)
 
28 Aug 2017 - 30 Aug 2017 Suivi, Alerte Précoce et Intervention Rapide face aux Urgences

Gravitazz Institute for Disaster Reduction and Emergency Management

Dakar (Senegal)
 
28 Aug 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 Protecting Children’s Health in Emergency and Disasters Training

Versed Professional Services Limited

(Kenya)
 
28 Aug 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 Disasters and Development Course

Indepth Research Services

Nairobi (Kenya)
 
28 Aug 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 Contingency Planning Course

Indepth Research Services

Kisumu (Kenya)
 
28 Aug 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 Mainstreaming Gender into Community Based Disaster Risk Management Course

Indepth Research Services

Kisumu (Kenya)
 
28 Aug 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 Training Course on Disaster Management Nairobi (Kenya)
 
28 Aug 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 Training Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management Nairobi (Kenya)
 
28 Aug 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 Training Course on Child Centered Disaster Risk Reduction Nairobi (Kenya)
SEP 2017
27 Aug - 02 Sep (Week 35)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
28 Aug 2017 - 29 Aug 2017 13th APRU Multi-hazards Symposium 2017 (continued)

Association of Pacific Rim Universities

Beijing (China)
 
28 Aug 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 Training Course on Emergency Needs Assessment (continued) Nairobi (Kenya)
TRAINING
25 Nov 2016 - 15 Oct 2017 Free online course: Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (6th Cohort) (continued)  
 
28 Aug 2017 - 16 Sep 2017 International training course on disaster risk management of cultural heritage 2017 (continued)

Ritsumeikan University

Kyoto (Japan)
 
28 Aug 2017 - 30 Aug 2017 Suivi, Alerte Précoce et Intervention Rapide face aux Urgences (continued)

Gravitazz Institute for Disaster Reduction and Emergency Management

Dakar (Senegal)
 
28 Aug 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 Protecting Children’s Health in Emergency and Disasters Training (continued)

Versed Professional Services Limited

(Kenya)
 
28 Aug 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 Disasters and Development Course (continued)

Indepth Research Services

Nairobi (Kenya)
 
28 Aug 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 Contingency Planning Course (continued)

Indepth Research Services

Kisumu (Kenya)
 
28 Aug 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 Mainstreaming Gender into Community Based Disaster Risk Management Course (continued)

Indepth Research Services

Kisumu (Kenya)
 
28 Aug 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 Training Course on Disaster Management (continued) Nairobi (Kenya)
 
28 Aug 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 Training Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management (continued) Nairobi (Kenya)
 
28 Aug 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 Training Course on Child Centered Disaster Risk Reduction (continued) Nairobi (Kenya)
03 - 09 Sep (Week 36)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
03 Sep 2017 - 08 Sep 2017 Strengthening disaster risk reduction across the Americas: Summit on the contribution of earth observation

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Buenos Aries (Argentina)
 
04 Sep 2017 - 07 Sep 2017 Australasia's emergency management and public safety conference (AFAC 17)

Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council

Sydney (Australia)
 
06 Sep 2017 - 07 Sep 2017 Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit 2017 Washington D.C. (United States of America)
 
07 Sep 2017 - 07 Sep 2017 Introduction to Disaster Resilience Education for Schools, 2nd National DRANZSEN Forum

Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council

Sydney (Australia)
TRAINING
25 Nov 2016 - 15 Oct 2017 Free online course: Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (6th Cohort) (continued)  
 
28 Aug 2017 - 16 Sep 2017 International training course on disaster risk management of cultural heritage 2017 (continued)

Ritsumeikan University

Kyoto (Japan)
 
04 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017 15th International Training Course on Flood Disaster Risk Management (FDRM-15) Bangkok (Thailand)
 
04 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017 International Training Course 2017: Seismology, Seismic Data Analysis, Hazard Assessment and Risk Mitigation

German Research Centre for Geosciences

Potsdam (Germany)
 
04 Sep 2017 - 08 Sep 2017 Emergency Needs Assessment Course

Indepth Research Services

Nairobi (Kenya)
 
04 Sep 2017 - 08 Sep 2017 Crisis Preparation and Management Course

Indepth Research Services

Nairobi (Kenya)
 
04 Sep 2017 - 08 Sep 2017 Child Centered Disaster Risk Reduction Training Nairobi (Kenya)
 
04 Sep 2017 - 08 Sep 2017 Training Course on Flood Disaster Risk Management in a Changing Climate Nairobi (Kenya)
 
04 Sep 2017 - 08 Sep 2017 Training Course on Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction into Development Process Nairobi (Kenya)
 
04 Sep 2017 - 08 Sep 2017 Training Course on ICT for disaster management Nairobi (Kenya)
 
05 Sep 2017 - 30 Oct 2017 Community based DRR course

Center for Sustainable Development

 
10 - 16 Sep (Week 37)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
11 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017 Use of GIS and Remote Sensing in Disaster Risk Management Course Nairobi (Kenya)
 
12 Sep 2017 - 14 Sep 2017 World Symposium on Climate Change Policies and Governance 2017

Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

Manchester (United Kingdom)
 
13 Sep 2017 - 13 Sep 2017 Risk industry: Co-design next generation data hubs

Institute for Environmental Analytics

Reading (United Kingdom)
 
14 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017 HOT Summit 2017

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team

Ottawa (Canada)
 
14 Sep 2017 - 14 Sep 2017 Disasters Conference: learning from the past 40 years

Overseas Development Institute

London (United Kingdom)
 
16 Sep 2017 - 17 Sep 2017 6th International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation (CCA2017)

International Center for Research & Development

Toronto (Canada)
TRAINING
25 Nov 2016 - 15 Oct 2017 Free online course: Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (6th Cohort) (continued)  
 
28 Aug 2017 - 16 Sep 2017 International training course on disaster risk management of cultural heritage 2017 (continued)

Ritsumeikan University

Kyoto (Japan)
 
04 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017 15th International Training Course on Flood Disaster Risk Management (FDRM-15) (continued) Bangkok (Thailand)
 
04 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017 International Training Course 2017: Seismology, Seismic Data Analysis, Hazard Assessment and Risk Mitigation (continued)

German Research Centre for Geosciences

Potsdam (Germany)
 
05 Sep 2017 - 30 Oct 2017 Community based DRR course (continued)

Center for Sustainable Development

 
 
11 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017 Food Security Information Systems and Networks Course

Indepth Research Services

Nairobi (Kenya)
 
11 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017 Climate Change and Agriculture Course

Indepth Research Services

Nairobi (Kenya)
 
11 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017 Training course: Flood disaster risk management in a changing climate Nairobi (Kenya)
 
11 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017 Emergency Planning Management Course

Indepth Research Services

Nairobi (Kenya)
 
11 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017 Training Course on Flood Disaster Risk Management in a Changing Climate Nairobi (Kenya)
 
11 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017 Training Course on GIS and Remote Sensing in Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Nairobi (Kenya)
17 - 23 Sep (Week 38)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
16 Sep 2017 - 17 Sep 2017 6th International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation (CCA2017) (continued)

International Center for Research & Development

Toronto (Canada)
 
18 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017 Training Course on Mainstreaming Gender for Disaster Risk Management Nairobi (Kenya)
 
19 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017 Dealing with Disasters Conference 2017

Disaster and Development Network

Durham (United Kingdom)
TRAINING
25 Nov 2016 - 15 Oct 2017 Free online course: Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (6th Cohort) (continued)  
 
04 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017 International Training Course 2017: Seismology, Seismic Data Analysis, Hazard Assessment and Risk Mitigation (continued)

German Research Centre for Geosciences

Potsdam (Germany)
 
05 Sep 2017 - 30 Oct 2017 Community based DRR course (continued)

Center for Sustainable Development

 
 
18 Sep 2017 - 27 Sep 2017 Multi-hazard risk assessment training Nairobi (Kenya)
 
18 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017 GIS and Remote Sensing in Multi-hazard Early Warning Systems Course Nairobi (Kenya)
 
18 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017 GIS and Remote Sensing for Climate Change Impact Analysis and Adaptation Course Nairobi (Kenya)
 
18 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017 GIS application in Disaster Risk Reduction training Nairobi (Kenya)
24 - 30 Sep (Week 39)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
27 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017 DMISA Southern Africa DRR Conference 2017 - Purpose in Action Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality, Eastern Cape Province (South Africa)
TRAINING
25 Nov 2016 - 15 Oct 2017 Free online course: Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (6th Cohort) (continued)  
 
04 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017 International Training Course 2017: Seismology, Seismic Data Analysis, Hazard Assessment and Risk Mitigation (continued)

German Research Centre for Geosciences

Potsdam (Germany)
 
05 Sep 2017 - 30 Oct 2017 Community based DRR course (continued)

Center for Sustainable Development

 
 
18 Sep 2017 - 27 Sep 2017 Multi-hazard risk assessment training (continued) Nairobi (Kenya)
 
25 Sep 2017 - 22 Jun 2018 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
25 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017 6ª Edición del Curso Online Internacional "Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres. Amenazas y Vulnerabilidad en el Siglo XXI"

Cátedra Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres. Ciudades Resilientes

  UNISDR Event
OCT 2017
01 - 07 Oct (Week 40)
TRAINING
25 Nov 2016 - 15 Oct 2017 Free online course: Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (6th Cohort) (continued)  
 
05 Sep 2017 - 30 Oct 2017 Community based DRR course (continued)

Center for Sustainable Development

 
 
25 Sep 2017 - 22 Jun 2018 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
25 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017 6ª Edición del Curso Online Internacional "Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres. Amenazas y Vulnerabilidad en el Siglo XXI" (continued)

Cátedra Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres. Ciudades Resilientes

  UNISDR Event
 
07 Oct 2017 - 13 Oct 2017 Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Emergencies Dookie, Victoria (Australia)
08 - 14 Oct (Week 41)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
10 Oct 2017 - 11 Oct 2017 Risques et Résilience des Territoires 2017

France - government

Paris (France)
 
10 Oct 2017 - 10 Oct 2017 Conference: Assessing the future of climate change policy in the UK

Westminster Forum Projects

London (United Kingdom)
 
12 Oct 2017 - 13 Oct 2017 3rd Disaster Risk Reduction Conference, Warsaw

Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw

Warsaw (Poland)
 
13 Oct 2017 - 13 Oct 2017 Upscaling ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction (eco-DRR) investments to reduce disaster risks

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Brussels (Belgium) UNISDR Event
TRAINING
25 Nov 2016 - 15 Oct 2017 Free online course: Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (6th Cohort) (continued)  
 
05 Sep 2017 - 30 Oct 2017 Community based DRR course (continued)

Center for Sustainable Development

 
 
25 Sep 2017 - 22 Jun 2018 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
25 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017 6ª Edición del Curso Online Internacional "Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres. Amenazas y Vulnerabilidad en el Siglo XXI" (continued)

Cátedra Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres. Ciudades Resilientes

  UNISDR Event
 
07 Oct 2017 - 13 Oct 2017 Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Emergencies (continued) Dookie, Victoria (Australia)
 
09 Oct 2017 - 20 Oct 2017 13th International Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management (GIS4DRM-13) Bangkok (Thailand)
 
10 Oct 2017 - 19 Oct 2017 Engaging Communities for Climate Change Actions for Food and Livelihood Security

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction

Silang, Cavite (Philippines)
15 - 21 Oct (Week 42)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
20 Oct 2017 - 22 Oct 2017 Science Summit on seamless research for weather, climate, water and environment

World Meteorological Organization

Denpansar (Indonesia)
TRAINING
25 Nov 2016 - 15 Oct 2017 Free online course: Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (6th Cohort) (continued)  
 
05 Sep 2017 - 30 Oct 2017 Community based DRR course (continued)

Center for Sustainable Development

 
 
25 Sep 2017 - 22 Jun 2018 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
25 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017 6ª Edición del Curso Online Internacional "Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres. Amenazas y Vulnerabilidad en el Siglo XXI" (continued)

Cátedra Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres. Ciudades Resilientes

  UNISDR Event
 
09 Oct 2017 - 20 Oct 2017 13th International Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management (GIS4DRM-13) (continued) Bangkok (Thailand)
 
10 Oct 2017 - 19 Oct 2017 Engaging Communities for Climate Change Actions for Food and Livelihood Security (continued)

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction

Silang, Cavite (Philippines)
22 - 28 Oct (Week 43)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
20 Oct 2017 - 22 Oct 2017 Science Summit on seamless research for weather, climate, water and environment (continued)

World Meteorological Organization

Denpansar (Indonesia)
 
23 Oct 2017 - 25 Oct 2017 Africa Conference on Economic Costs of Disasters 2017: The Role of the Private Sector in Disaster Risk Reduction Midrand (South Africa)
 
23 Oct 2017 - 25 Oct 2017 Africa Conference on Economic Costs of Disasters: The Role of the Private Sector in Disaster Risk Reduction ACECD 2017

Gravitazz Institute for Disaster Reduction and Emergency Management

Johannesburg (South Africa)
 
23 Oct 2017 - 24 Oct 2017 The Eighth Annual National Roundtable on Disaster Risk Reduction - “Building Back Better”

Public Safety Canada

Halifax (Canada)
 
25 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017 14th Canadian Risk and Hazards Network (CRHNet) Annual Symposium Halifax, Nova Scotia (Canada)
 
25 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017 2nd IFIP Conference on Information Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction (ITDRR 2017)

University of National and World Economy

Sofia (Bulgaria)
 
27 Oct 2017 - 28 Oct 2017 2nd International Conference on Mountains in the Changing World 2017

Kathmandu Institute of Applied Sciences

Kathmandu (Nepal)
TRAINING
05 Sep 2017 - 30 Oct 2017 Community based DRR course (continued)

Center for Sustainable Development

 
 
25 Sep 2017 - 22 Jun 2018 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
25 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017 6ª Edición del Curso Online Internacional "Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres. Amenazas y Vulnerabilidad en el Siglo XXI" (continued)

Cátedra Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres. Ciudades Resilientes

  UNISDR Event
 
23 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017 GIS and remote sensing in multi-hazard early warning systems

Indepth Research Services

Nairobi (Kenya)
 
23 Oct 2017 - 28 Oct 2017 Humanitarian Logistics in Emergencies Dookie (Australia)
 
25 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017 Using strategic narratives to help integrate CCA & DRR

PLAtform for Climate Adaptation and Risk reDuction

Bruxelles (Belgium)
29 Oct - 04 Nov (Week 44)
MEETINGS & CONFERENCES
31 Oct 2017 - 01 Nov 2017 10th Australasian Natural Hazards Management Conference: Translating Research into Practice

The Office of Emergency Management of Western Australia

Perth (Australia)
TRAINING
05 Sep 2017 - 30 Oct 2017 Community based DRR course (continued)

Center for Sustainable Development

 
 
25 Sep 2017 - 22 Jun 2018 Short-term Certified Professional Training in Disaster Risk (continued) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
 
25 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017 6ª Edición del Curso Online Internacional "Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres. Amenazas y Vulnerabilidad en el Siglo XXI" (continued)

Cátedra Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres. Ciudades Resilientes

  UNISDR Event