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Science for DRM 2020: acting today, protecting tomorrow

The Expectations


The Call for Authors, Reviewers and Advisors

The Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Centre (DRMKC) is currently preparing the Science for DRM 2020: acting today, protecting tomorrow Report – the second report in the "Science for Disaster Risk Management" flagship series, to be finalised by the end of 2020.

In order to ensure a participated, holistic and transparent selection process, the DRMKC opened a public Call for Expression of Interest from Authors, Reviewers and Advisors wishing to contribute, from the 20th December 2017 to the 28th February 2018.

The applications received will now go through a selection process that should last until June 2018, when selected contributors will be informed and asked to develop their inputs and proposed contents.

For more detailed information, the following guide documents are available for download on the side bar:

  • Terms of Reference, defining the Background, Expectations, Scope, Organizational Structure (including the roles and guidelines to be followed by each category of contributor) and the Assessment Criteria for selecting the contributors;
  • Table of Contents description, with a short overview of each Chapter and Sub-Chapter expected contents;
  • Table of Contents matrix, with a global overview of the proposed Index and expected contributors;
  • Workplan, with a draft calendar of key milestones towards the publication of the Report.