Natural Hazards Partnership Conference 26-27 March

On March 26-27th, we are hosting a conference at the Ordnance Survey’s conference centre in Southampton. The conference is free to attend, and is aimed at professionals working across the natural hazards agenda, including government, responders, and academia. The conference will focus on the following three streams: surface water flooding, wildfires, and earth observation. The […]

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 […]