- 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)
6th Annual Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM 2015)
Disaster Risk Reduction:
Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Growth
Venue: Scope Convention Centre, New Delhi, India
Dates: 28 – 30 October 2015
The 6th Annual Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM 2015) will be held at the Scope Convention Centre, Scope Complex, in New Delhi, India, on October 28-30, 2015. The theme of the conference is “Disaster Risk Reduction: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Growth”. The conference is hosted by the Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC) in Delhi, India. The conference is being supported by several national and international organizations including the School of Planning and Architecture (New Delhi), the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI) (Japan), and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) (Austria).
For more information visit the conference website at:
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.