With the 30th anniversary of the Great Hanshin Awaji earthquake approaching in 2025, the Understanding Risk Forum 2024 (UR24) will be held in June 2024 in Himeji City, Hyogo prefecture. UR24 will bring the best of tradition, history, and culture will blend with innovation, technology, and creativity in a fantastic combination that anticipates a great UR edition.
We are excited to announce that the city of the city of Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil will host the Understanding Risk Global Forum 2022 #UR22. For five days, we will meet in person at our main venue and at satellite hubs across the world, as well as online at various time zones. You are invited to be part of a fun and creative environment to share knowledge and inspire action.
A one-month long arts and technology un-conference in Chiang Mai, Thailand exploring critical design practices in disaster risk management, collaborative technology production, hacking and art.
Envía tu solicitud para unirte al evento de “Olla de presión” sobre comunicación de riesgos en el foro Understanding Risk 2018 en la Ciudad de México del 14-18 de mayo de 2018.
A Pressure Cooker event on Risk Communication at UR2018 organized by The Water Youth Network and GFDRR with support from FM Global, The UK Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and NASA.
Catrisktools provides a free and open access global directory of catastrophe risk assessment tools. It provides a comprehensive listing of available tools, with information on key attributes to help a potential user assess their applicability to the problem they are trying to solve.
ThinkHazard! by GFDRR is a simple and quick, yet robust, analytical tool that enables development specialists to determine for their project the potential likelihood of 11 natural hazards, and what actions they should take to make their project resilient.
Learn about how risk characteristics are identified, how this information is used to assess overall risk, and how this information is used to address risk.