6th International Conference on Disaster Management and Human Health Risk: Reducing Risk, Improving Outcomes
25-27 September 2019/Ancona, Italy
These conferences began in response to the need for academics and professionals to share knowledge and experiences on how to handle the growing risk of natural and human-made disasters. It is important to understand the nature of these global risks in order to develop strategies to prepare for such events, and to plan effective disaster management responses.

Consultative workshop on local disaster risk reduction strategies
1-2 October 2019/Korea
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) is collaborating with partners to help national and local governments accelerate action to develop disaster risk reduction strategies at the national and local levels by 2020. Among other things, the workshop aims to: evaluate progress on reaching the goal in the Asia-Pacific region, identify challenges, and take advantage of the experiences and lessons of the UNDRR and associated organizations.