- Disaster risk assessment
- Concern assessment and participatory disaster risk management
- Stakeholder involvement and communication
- Disaster vulnerability assessment
- Disaster prevention and mitigation
- Disaster recovery and reconstruction
- Enhancing resilience
- Business continuity
- Institutional/ organizational arrangements
- Risk governance
- Policy for integrated disaster risk management
- Financing risk (e.g., catastrophe insurance)
- Economics and cost/benefit analysis
- Natural hazards, made-made hazards and multi-hazards
- Flood protection
- Earthquake risk management
- Climate change
- Disaster reduction hyperbase (DRH)
- Lessons learned from extreme events (e.g., volcanic ash cloud, oil spill in Gulf of Mexico)
7th International Conference on Integrated Disaster Risk Management
Disaster and Development: Towards a Risk Aware Society
1 – 4 October 2016
The 7th Annual Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM 2016), entitled“Disasters and Development: Towards a Risk Aware Society” with focus on “Natural Hazards and Disasters, Water and Climate Change” will be held in Isfahan, Iran from October 1- 4, 2016. In collaboration with IDRiM, the 2016 conference is organized and hosted by the Iranian Earthquake Engineering Association (IEEA) in collaboration with multiple national and international organizations.
IDRiM 2016 builds on the strength of its predecessor conferences, and features a broad scope of topics and partners. The conference also aims to bring the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action forward to be followed by Sendai framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in the next few years. Earthquakes, Floods, Water,Climate change, and their multi-fold linkages with natural hazards, risk and disasters will be discussed in this conference. The conference therefore, intends to reflect how theory and implementation can make a difference to the future of dealing with disasters worldwide.
The 2016 conference focuses on papers and sessions under the main themes including: Resilient Societies, Cities and Infrastructures, Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development,Climate Change and Environment, Risk Governance Frameworks for Disaster Risk Management, Integrated Disaster Risk Management,Economic Loss Estimation,Disaster Insurance, and Disaster Response.Also sub-themes have been selected and will be presented under the main theme headings as follows below. Theevent has special emphasis on implementation of oriented panel discussions, parallel sessions, and oral/ poster presentations as well as the Young Scientists Session (YSS). The first call for abstracts will be announced in February 2016.
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This is the official website of the Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM) Society, which was launched in October 2009 at the 9th IIASA-DPRI Conference on Integrated Disaster Risk Management in Kyoto, Japan with the participation of over 100 international experts, practitioners, and individuals from more than 20 different countries working in the disaster risk management field. Please find here information about the IDRiM Society, how to become a member, important news and events, as well as links to other resources and organizations.
Here you will find information about the IDRiM Society, how to become a member, important news and events, as well as links to other resources and organizations.
Group photo at the launching of the IDRiM Society on 15 October 2009 at Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.
The conference hosted three keynote lectures, one panel discussion, five plenary sessions and 24 parallel sessions including seven special postgraduate (Young Scientist Sessions-YSS) oral sessions. In total the event comprised over 80 presentations with inputs from over 15 countries.
Best Young Scientists Awarded
During the IDRiM 2014 Conference the top 10 papers submitted to the YSS received recognition.
The first Prize went to Mimi Shi, from Beijing Normal University, China, for the paper entitled: “A Comparative study on key elements of post-disaster recovery process in the United States and China —Case study of Greensburg and Nanba”. [...]
A Special IDRiM Journal Issue of the IDRiM 2013 Conference will be published in 2014 based on papers presented at the conference.
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