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IDRiM Society

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. The main objective of the IDRiM Society is to promote knowledge sharing, interdisciplinary research, and development on integrated disaster risk management contributing to the implementation of success models for efficient and equitable disaster risk management options. Furthermore, the IDRiM Society aims at promoting knowledge transfer and dissemination of information and concepts on integrated disaster risk management. Here you will find information about the IDRiM Society, how to become a member, important news, 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.

Latest News

EC-JRC Technical Report for Natech risk management

European Commission, Joint Research Centre released the technical report on Natech risk management. This guidance is for operators of hazardous industrial sites and for national authorities.  More..

Workshop Book Clubs @ Natural Hazards Center

This year’s Natural Hazards Workshop will feature three concurrent Book Forums on Monday, July 11, from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. MDT. These forums will offer an opportunity for attendees to interact with the author of each book, hear from experts on related hazards and disasters, and engage with one another.

Call for Papers: Special Collection on the Legacy of Dennis S. Mileti and the Future of Public Alert and Warning Research

The Natural Hazards Review is planning a special journal issue centered on the work of Dennis S. Mileti. The collection will include reviews and assessments of Mileti’s work, as well as forward-looking examinations of technologies, practices, and policies that can improve the access and efficiency of hazards warnings and alerts.

Recording of the 7th IDRiM Cafe is available

Thanks to four great speakers, the 7th Cafe was held on 31 May 2022  successfully. The recording of the presentations is now available on our website.

1st IDRiM Lecture Series will be held on 24 June @ 12:00 (UTC)

The first lecturer is Prof. Norio Okada, Emeritus Professor of Kyoto University and founding member of IDRiM. The title of his lecture is ” Field-based Conceptualization, Reexamining Perspectives, and Road-mapping for Exploring IDRiM Research Horizons – – Another Integrative Modeling Efforts”.

17th Binghamton Symposium On HealthCare Management and Policy

17th Binghamton Symposium On HealthCare Management and Policy

Wednesday, January 25 – Thursday, January 26, 2023
Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY

Theme : International Conference On Disaster Management: Global Pandemic and its impact

Special Issue on International Journal of Disaster Risk Science: Integrated Disaster Risk Research of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau under Climate Change

The Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau and its adjacent mountainous areas are featured with significant climate differences, diverse geomorphology, developed glaciers, and strong crustal uplift and river undercut. The complex natural environment has led to a variety of natural hazards and disasters, including …… More

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