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7th Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

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Bali, Indonesia

May 23, 2022 - May 28, 2022

The UN General Assembly recognizes the Global Platform as the global multi-stakeholder forum to review progress on the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. At the Platform, governments, the UN system and all stakeholders get together to share knowledge and discuss the latest developments and trends in reducing disaster risk, identify gaps and make recommendations to further accelerate the implementation of the Sendai Framework. The seventh session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction will be organized and convened by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and hosted by the Government of Indonesia.

GHHIN Coffee Hour at the NIHHIS National Meeting

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Online

Apr 28, 2022

We invite you to join us for an open discussion on International Heat and Health at the NIHHIS National Meeting. The virtual coffee hour discussion on April 28th from 12:00-12:30 PM EDT will be hosted by the Global Heat Health Information System (GHHIN), and will prelude Day 3 of the NIHHIS National Meeting. The discussion will be moderated by members of GHHIN and focus on how GHHIN and other international institutions and organizations are addressing heat health, with hopes of providing resources and strengthening the international network on heat and health.

 

This coffee discussion is open to anyone who registers for the NIHHIS National Meeting, and is held through the Zoom for Government platform. International organizations and institutions are especially encouraged to attend. Registration for the coffee hour discussion can be accessed by the same link received after registering for the NIHHIS National Meeting.

Temperature Related Illness and Mortality Session: Caribbean Climate and Health Responders Course

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Online

Apr 27, 2022

90-minute didactic session with expert presenters and moderated Q&A sessions. Speaker:
  • Pablo A. Mendez Lazaro, PhD: University of Puerto Rico-Medical Science Campus, Puerto Rico Climate and Health Research Group

NIHHIS National Meeting

Apr 26, 2022 - Apr 28, 2022

The National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS) national meeting will bring together multiple stakeholders (federal agencies, state and local government, private and public partners, community leaders) to discuss heat and health with the goal of reducing risk on multiple timescales and geographic scales. This meeting is focused on engaging communities and developing a shared vision for community heat resilience. Registration and the call for abstracts coming soon.

Masterclass: Health Inclusive Heat Action Plans

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Online

Mar 25, 2022

This Masterclass will introduce the importance of health inclusivity in in heat action planning, and cover the key components of a heat health action plan. Register > 

1st WWRP / SERA Weather and Society Conference

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Virtual

Feb 28, 2022 - Mar 8, 2022

Extreme hydrometeorological events are affecting societies, economies and environments as never before in human history. Governments, science agencies, the humanitarian sector, emergency managers and decision-makers face an unprecedented challenge to reduce the risks to citizens and society. The Societal and Economics Research Application (SERA) Working Group of the WMO World Weather Research Programme (WWRP) invites the weather community to actively participate in the first Weather and Society Conference organised by this Programme. The focus of the Conference is the science for services approach adopted by the World Meteorological Organization to understand, analyse and enhance the value of weather and climate services in society.