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The 12th International Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM2022) under the theme on "Critical Steps for research and practice in disaster risk management in the age of climate change and COVID-19 pandemics" will be hosted by Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca (Romania), Research Institute for Sustainability and Disaster Management based on High Performance Computing and Faculty of Environmental Science and Engineering from 21 to 23 September 2022.

The main objective of the conference is to:

  • Showcase contributions that not only advance the state of the art in integrated disaster risk management research and effectiveness, but also summarize, synthesize, and assess field specific information in order to set future priorities in DRR;
  • Strengthen networking between the academic community, practitioners and authorities and representatives of civil society in the field of disaster risk reduction;
  • Share DRR policies and practices in the current pandemic situation in the different countries and extract important essences for DRR in the future.

The abstract submission deadline is 30 June 2022.

IDRiM2022 will focus on presentations addressing issues related to:

- Understanding hazards and risks for a better risk management
- Sustainable development and resilient societies
- Reducing social, economic and environmental vulnerabilities
- Risk communication and risk perception studies
- Disaster education
- Gender issues in disaster risk reduction
- Technological disasters triggered by natural hazards (Natech)
- Disaster risk governance (with a special focus on Central and South-Eastern Europe)
- Managing cascading disasters during pandemics (Covid-19) / slow-onset catastrophes.
- Climate and weather-related disasters
- Climate change adaptation
- Early warning systems
- Critical infrastructure protection against disasters
- Systemic risks
- Economic impacts of disasters

Visit the web site for further information.

[ 14 June 2022  ]

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