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UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT

CENTRE FOR DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES (CDRMDS)

IN COLLABORATION WITH THE 

NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (NEMA)                                                                  

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3RD BIENNIAL SOUTH-SOUTH REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON DISASTER RISK REDUCTION & DRM ICON LEADERSHIP AWARDS  



THEME:REDUCING DISASTER RISK, IMPROVING HUMANITARIAN ACTIONS 


VENUE:UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT, PORT HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE


DATE:MON. 15TH - TUE. 16TH  NOVEMBER, 2021

 

THEME:    REDUCING DISASTER RISK, IMPROVING HUMANITARIAN ACTIONS


SUB-THEMES:

  • FLOOD DISASTER & CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS : RETHINKING STRATEGIES 

  • Preparedness, Response & Recovery from Flood Disasters

  • Impacts of Floods to Food Security, Agriculture and Economic Development

  • Rethinking Vital Infrastructural Improvements, Community Adaptation, Coping Strategies & Resilience to Floods

  • Climate Change Impacts, Community Resilience & Adaptation

  • An Integrated Water Resources Management Strategies for managing Floods



  • COVID-19 PANDEMIC : RISK GOVERNANCE & HUMANITARIAN ACTIONS

  • COVID-19 : New Challenges and Opportunities for Building Resilience to Disasters

  • Social and Psycho-social Issues for Long Term Recovery from Pandemics

  • Pandemic and Post-Disaster Recovery : Building back better, Leaving no one behind

  • Assessing Humanitarian Actions: Public Health, Safety, & Emergency Response


  • SUSTAINABILITY ACTIONS: BUILDING CAPACITY & RESILIENCE

  • Preparedness! Preparedness!! & Preparedness Sustainability Action Plans

  • Harnessing Emerging & Existing Technologies and Innovations for Reducing Risks of Disasters

  • Improving Early Warning Signals, Predictions & Forecasting

  • Education, Advocacy and Capacity Building Sustainability Actions

  • Media, Socio-Ethics and Information Communication for Disaster Management



  • SOUTH-SOUTH REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT QUESTIONS

  • The Development Question, Disaster Management and the South-South Region

  • Achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) : Disaster Risk Governance

  • Disaster Risk Governance, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Humanitarian Response in the South-South Region

  • Defining the Road Map and Sustainability Actions to Mitigate Floods

  • Challenges and Way Forward to Sustainable Regional Development

  • Logistics and Transportation Disasters, Waterway Piracy & Crimes

  • Impacts of Environmental Pollution/Ecological Threats from Oil & Gas Operations, Pipeline Failures/Vandalism

  • Oil & Gas Pipeline/Oilfield Security Surveillance with Geospatial Technologies

  • Humanitarian Crisis, Communal Conflicts & Peace Building

  • Cultism, Kidnapping and Small Armed Groups

  • Media and Disaster Management




CALL FOR PAPERS


*3RD BIENNIAL REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON DISASTER RISK REDUCTION IN NIGERIA & DRM ICON LEADERSHIP AWARDS*

 *CALL FOR PAPERS*

Submission of Abstracts and Full Papers. 

All Abstracts, which must be relevant to the various aspects covered by the theme and sub-themes, should reach the LOC Secretariat on or before 7th November 2021. The full written paper of accepted Abstracts must be submitted on or before 12th November 2021. All Abstracts should not exceed 250 words, while full paper must be restricted to 10 pages on a single line spacing. Both Abstracts and full paper manuscripts should be prepared in MS-Word, 12 font size, Times New Roman and sent electronically to the email of the LOC Secretariat: (andrew.obafemi@uniport.edu.ng)

All accepted papers shall be edited and published in the conference proceedings to be available of the Conference, while selected papers will be published after the conference in the special edition of the Centre’s Journals.


Registration 

Individuals = N10, 000. 00 (USD 100.00); Undergraduate Students = Free, Corporate Organizations = N50, 0000. 00 (USD1, 000. 00). Exhibitions = N20, 000.00. Further information about registration for the conference can be obtained from the Centre’s website: TO BE CIRCULATED --------------- or the LOC contacts.


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Prof. A.A. Obafemi

Director, CDRMDS, Host

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Centre for Disaster Risk Management & Development Studies, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Choba, Rivers State.

Conference Venue: Ebitimi Banigo Auditorium, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria

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