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New Risk and Disaster Management pathway available for 2018/19

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Flood- Lionsgate UK

For next year, 2018-19, a Risk and Disaster Management optional pathway will become available in the IRDR MSc Risk and Disaster Science where students will be  able to select up to 2 optional modules from the UCL School of Management. Students will be able to take IRDR modules in Emergency and Crisis Management, Emergency and Crisis Planning, Risk Analysis for Disaster Science, Catastrophe Risk Modelling and modules from the Management School such as Decision and Risk Analysis, Business and Sustainability, Strategic Project Management and Leadership and Communication (subject to timetabling).

The 8th International Digital Health Conference leads interdisciplinary conversation in the heart of Europe’s tech capital

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Supported by UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction (IRDR), UCL Global Engagement, UCL European Institute, The Web Conference 2018 and held in-cooperation with ACM Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (SIGKDD), the DH conference 2018 was part of an audience of over 2,000 delegates joining together at Lyon’s premier conference venue, Cité Centre de Congrès from 23rd-26th April. 

IRDR Publishes in the Lancet Global Health on Rohingya Crisis

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Lancet publication

UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction (IRDR) in collaboration with colleagues from the UCL Institute for Global Health (IGH) has published a comment on Rohingya issues in the Lancet Global Health Journal (Impact factor of 17·686). The article – “Humanitarian disaster for Rohingya refugees: impending natural hazards and worsening public health crises” – was published online on 11 April 2018 and can be downloaded from the link: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/langlo/article/PIIS2214-109X(18)30125-6/fulltext

RESILIENCE FIRST- Helping to Make Business Communities Stronger

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Resilience first- Helping to Make Business Communities Stronger

IRDR is now supporting the launch of Resilience First

London First’s Security and Resilience Network launched a nationwide Resilience First successor. 

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