Special Committee for the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (SC-IDNDR)

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1990, by 23rd General Assembly of International Council for Science (ICSU), following the recommendation of 27th meeting of ICSU General Committee. Replaced by Committee on Disaster Reduction (CDR).


Provide advice to members of ICSU on the harmonization and coordination of their efforts in natural disasters and to coordinate ICSU'S contribution to IDNDR.

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Projects: 'Reducing Volcanic Disasters in the 1990s', with IAVCEI; 'Global Seismic Hazard Assessment Programme' with ICL; joint ICSU/WMO programme on 'Tropical Cyclone Disasters', with IUTAM and IUGG; 'Educational Programme for Natural Disaster Reduction' with CBS; 'Intermediate-Term Earthquake Prediction Programme' with IUGG; 'Towards an Integrated Flood Hazards Policy' with IGU; 'Programme on Drought Hazard Assessment, Famine Disasters and Vulnerable Food Systems' with IGU; Programme on Education for Natural Disaster Reduction.


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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 8 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 0 countries
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Subjects *

  • Societal Problems
    • Emergencies

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 13: Climate Action



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