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28 Januart 2022 – ADN’s Special Session on Reducing Avoidable Disaster Deaths through Effective Mitigation and Response
The first Special Session of 2022 will be focused on Reducing Avoidable Disaster Deaths through Effective Mitigation and Response.
The Avoidable Deaths Network are presenting this session in association with the University of Tehran’s School of Environment.
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10 December 2021 – ADN’s Virtual Symposium
30 November 2021- Disaster and Development Society’s Virtual Conference
The Disaster and Development Society (DDS) is organizing its second virtual conference, themed “Early Career Researchers are Our Future”. The registration and attendance are open to everyone.
For further information about the conference and the society, please visit their website here.
6 August 2021 – ADN’s Organisational Partners Virtual Gathering
We are pleased to announce that, ADN’s first Virtual Gathering of all our Organisational Partners will be held on Friday, 6 August 2021 from 11 am to 1 pm UK time.
During this Virtual Gathering, we would like to reflect on ADN’s activities and explore future opportunities for collaboration.
16 June 2021 – ADN Special Session
The Special Session, titled: Reducing Deaths and Injuries from Residential Fire through Human Perspectives was held at 11 AM – 1 PM GMT. The speakers were Dr Christian Morgner, Mrs Gill Kernick and Mr Phil Murphy. This was open session facilitated by Shared Aim. Please click here for more information.
7 May 2021 – ADN Special Session
The Special Session, titled: Let’s Talk About Silent Deaths was held at 11 AM GMT. The speakers were Dr Ritu Mahendru, Mr Hari Krishna, Mr Ashis Biswas and Mr Kumar Shubham. This was an open session. Please click here for more information.
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.