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Posted 1 May 2013

UNISDR Synthesis Report Sets Stage for Global Management of Disaster Risk

This April 2013 United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction report summarizes global consultations intended to lead up to the Post-2015 Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction.

Posted 30 April 2013

SRA-China Holds Manufacturing Industry Regulatory Workshop

This workshop on regulations needed for disaster prevention and insuring health and safety in manufacturing industries was held in Beijing on April 16, 2013.

Posted 30 April 2013

Metro NY/NJ/CT SRA Sponsors Seminar at Columbia, Makes Award

This April 18, 2013, event attracted two dozen scholars interested in risk issues, about a fourth of them Columbia University students – including one who received a special award.

Posted 16 April 2013

EPA Risk Specialist and SRA Member Julie Fitzpatrick Has New Duties

Fitzpatrick leads a major program as acting Coordinator of the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Risk Assessment Forum (RAF).

Posted 15 April 2013

Call for Papers: Risk, Perception, and Response

The Harvard Center for Risk Analysis seeks papers exploring why people overreact to or neglect risks. Abstracts are due June 10, 2013, for a March 20-21, 2014, conference.