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16 June 2021 – ADN Special Session
The Special Session, titled: Reducing Deaths and Injuries from Residential Fire through Human Perspectives will be held at 11 AM – 1 PM GMT. The speakers are Dr Christian Morgner, Mrs Gill Kernick and Mr Phil Murphy. This is an open session facilitated by Shared Aim.
7 May 2021 – ADN Special Session
The Special Session, titled: Let’s Talk About Silent Deaths will be held at 11 AM GMT. The speakers are Dr Ritu Mahendru, Mr Hari Krishna, Mr Ashis Biswas and Mr Kumar Shubham. This is an open session. Please register for this session by clicking here.
26 April 2021 – ADN Special Session
The Special Session, titled: Good Practices in Disaster Risk Governance will be held at 6.30 AM GMT. The speakers are Dr Nibedita Ray-Bennett, Prof. Michael Petterson and Mr Mihir Bhatt. This is an open Session facilitated by Doers, Himachal Pradesh, India.
12 March 2021- ADN’s 2nd Birthday
We are pleased to announce that it is ADN’s 2nd Birthday on 12 March 2021. Thank you very much to everyone for all your support.
4 March 2021 – ADN Special Session
The Special Session, titled: Disaster Risk Management – Discourses from Asia and Latin America will be held at 9.30 AM GMT. The speakers are Dr Hideyuki Shiroshita, Dr Holmes Páez and Dr Richard Kotter. This is a closed Session facilitated by the University of Management and Technology, Pakistan for the Center for Disaster Management. To download the flyer for this event, please click here.
5 February 2021 – ADN Special Session
The Special Session, titled: Responding to Domestic Fires and Coastal Flooding: Lessons from UK, India and Cambodia will be held at 11 AM GMT. The speakers are Dr Nibedita Ray-Bennett, Mr David Wales, Dr Amaka Adekoya and Mrs Denise Corsel. This is a closed Session facilitated by Disaster Alert for the Nigeria Red Cross, the Nigerian Fire Service and the National Emergency Management Agency. To download the flyer for this event, please click here.
5 December 2020 – Annual General Meeting (AGM)
The ADN will be holding its first Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 5th December 2020. The first AGM will reflect on our past and present activities as well as identify novel activities for 2021. This is a closed meeting and the relevant ADN members have been notified regarding the same.
3 – 5 December 2020 – GORILLA International Conference
The ADN will hold a Special Session titled “Let’s Talk About Avoidable Deaths: Views from Multiple Sectors” at the International Conference on Geographical Science for Resilient Communities, Ecosystems and Livelihoods under Global Environmental Change (GORILLA), hosted by Makerere University in Kampala. The Special Session will be held on 4 December 2020, from 11 AM to 1.30 PM GMT. GORILLA targets sharing knowledge and research on emerging science, technology, tools and innovations around resilient communities, ecosystems and livelihoods. For more information on this conference, please click here. For more information on the event, please click here.
23 – 26 June 2020 – Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (APMCDRR)
The conference in Brisbane, Australia is expected to focus on the need for local and inclusive action to build community resilience in the face of growing disaster risks. It is expected to produce a political declaration on disaster risk reduction and an updated regional action plan. For more information please click here. This conference has been postponed, given the impact and uncertainty surrounding the spread of COVID-19. Options to reschedule this event at a more suitable time are currently being considered.