6th Annual Conference of the International Society for Intergrated Disaster Risk Managment (IDRiM 2015): Disaster Risk Reduction - Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Growth

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Location:
New Delhi
India
Organizer(s)
Disaster Prevention Research Institute
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

Conference Overview

The conference sets out to strengthen collaboration between research and knowledge-based institutions in India’s regions and internationally. The event will also develop a strategy for training, and capacity development, emphasizing the importance of regional disaster preparedness, prevention and response leading to effective disaster risk reduction (DRR) strategies and their implementation.

This event will have multiple tracks including plenary talks, panel discussions, parallel sessions, and poster/oral presentations, as well as a special session for young scientists. As part of the conference, an award session will be held to accord recognition to the best young scientist’s poster and presentations. A full set of double blind peer reviewed proceedings will be produced with special editions of journals.

Conference Details

The main themes of the conference include:

  • Natural and Technological Hazards: Forecasting & Early Warning Systems
  • Growth, Environment and Disasters
  • Disaster Preparedness: Anticipating and minimizing impacts
  • Education and Communication strategies
  • Post Disaster Recovery & Management
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