RRI News

Presentation of Risk Reduction Index methodology at Davos 2012

DARA will present the methodology and preliminary findings of its Risk Reduction Index at the 4th International Disaster and Risk Conference- IDRC Davos 2012, August 28. The pilot phase of the Risk Reduction Index took place in Central America and the Caribbean [...] Read more...

RRI West Africa and the FOREWARN Initiative launched

The Steering Committee of the FOREWARN Initiative was launched at the ECOWAS Secretariat in Abuja, Nigeria on 6 December 2011. The Forewarn initiative is focused on enhancing regional capacities in anticipation, adaptation, collaboration, innovation and strategic [...] Read more...

RRI Central America: providing data to the GAR11 (UNISDR)

Data from the Risk Reduction Index in Central America has been included in the second edition of the UNISDR’s 2011 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction -Revealing Risk, Redefining Development. The GAR contributes to achieving the Hyogo Framework [...] Read more...

Consultancy Position: Country Focal Point for the implementation of the Risk Reduction Index in West Africa

Now closed: DARA is seeking to recruit a motivated and committed person to fill the consultancy role of Country Focal Point for the implementation of research activities in Gambia, Guinea, and Niger. Read more...

Risk Reduction Index launch

Andrew Maskrey, on the Risk Reduction Index Listen to our interview with Andrew Maskrey, UN International Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction (ISDR), Coordinator of the Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction, on DARA´s recently launched Risk [...] Read more...