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Next London Polar Group events - 30 November

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The next London Polar Group events will be on 30 November:

  1.  "Arctic Resilience - Researcher-Practitioner Collaboration" with Rescue Global ( https://www.rescueglobal.org ) and UCL's Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction ( http://www.ucl.ac.uk/rdr ) from 4-5 pm followed by 30 minutes for informal chats/networking, in Room 675, the UCL Institute of Education (IoE), 20 Bedford Way, London, WC1H 0AL.
  2.  "Finland 100: Evening on Finland and Arctic Governance" with Timo Koivurova ( https://finland-100-evening.eventbrite.co.uk ) with the Polar Research and Policy Initiative ( http://polarconnection.org ) from 7:00-8:30 pm at Gordon House 106, 29 Gordon Square, University College London, London, WC1H 0PP.

UN Webinars on National disaster risk assessment

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Un guidelines Issued on Disaster Risk Assessment

The United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) organised series of webinars to introduce the new “Words into Action Guidelines on National Disaster Risk Assessment”. Gianluca Pescaroli of the UCL IRDR Cascading Disaster Research Group spoke at two of the events, held on 6th and 7th November 2017. In these sessions, Gianluca explained more about the section within the guidelines entitled “An Introduction to Cascading Risk and cascading Disasters” (pp.25-31). 

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