The Natural Hazards Partnership paper

We have published a paper in the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. The paper provides an overview of how we conduct science, how we are structured and discusses the benefits and challenges that we face as a multi-agency public partnership. The abstract is presented below: “The Natural Hazards Partnership (NHP) is a collaboration between […]

Natural Hazards Partnership Workshop for the National Centre for Resilience, (BGS Edinburgh, The Lyell Centre, 29 September 2017)

We hosted a workshop in collaboration with the National Centre for Resilience with participants from local government, emergency services, the Met Office, SEPA, charities and academia. The overall aim of the workshop was to review how the Daily Hazard Assessment (DHA) fitted into current operational practices. The workshop also presented an opportunity to better understand […]

The Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience (IHRR) / Dealing with Disasters (DWD) Conference 2017 (Durham University, 19 – 22 September 2017)

The IHRR at Durham University celebrated its 10th anniversary this year by hosting a joint international conference with the Dealing with Disasters (DwD) Conference, Disaster and Development Network (DDN) based in Northumbria University. The conference covered a range of themes within international disaster risk reduction and invited a number of eminent keynote speakers including: Margareta […]

Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS) Annual Conference 2017 (Exeter 13th and 14th July 2017)

We were invited to run a workshop on ‘Observing Hazards and Impacts’ at the RMetS Annual Conference. The workshop explored what makes good impact information, methods for collecting impact and hazard information and how it can be used along with how consistent impact categorisation could be beneficial for forecasting and verification. These topics are of […]