The United Nations-International Strategy for Disaster Reduction’s Private Sector Alliance for Risk Sensitive Investment (UNISDR ‐ ARISE),the Federal Government of Germany’s Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), and FIU support the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015‐2030. Leading business schools will present white papers on innovative approaches for DRM in MBA programs in an international workshop (March 2016). For more information, click link above.
The DRR Program is now accepting applications for the online course in Spanish: Análisis Costo Beneficio en Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres (ACB-RRD). The course begins February 15, 2016 and ends May 27, 2016. For more information on the application process, please click the link above. The last day for completing the application is February 5, 2016 (17:00 EST). The course will be taught by Alejandro Arrieta, Ph.D.
The FIU-DRR Program will post monthly updates on ENSO 2015–16 for the Latin American and Caribbean region, based on reports from NOAA, NWS's Climate Prediction Center, and CIIFEN (Centro Internacional para la Investigación del Fenómeno de El Niño), among others. For the report please, please click on "ENSO2015–16" tab above.
Disaster Risk Reduction Program
Extreme Events Institute
AHC5, Second floor
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199
With support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of U.S Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA)