Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research , Chinese Academy of Sciences (IGSNRR, CAS)
Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Service is subordinate to the International Knowledge Center for
Engineering Sciences and Technology (IKCEST) under the auspices of UNESCO.
Facing the publication of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015 - 2030,
the DRR department of UNESCO raised the needs to IKCEST for the need of
the construction of global disaster meta-database, creation of DRR educational platform,
including on-line educational modules and the other needs about the disaster risk and reduction.
This report will make a brief about the objectives, architecture, progress highlights,
and development plan of Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Service.