IHRR provides Projects and development for Disaster Risk Reduction

A Research Institute established with an objective to assess and understand the risk to contribute for the sustainability complying with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR), IHRR envisions to understand the risk and application of interdisciplinary knowledge with technologies to contribute for risk reduction and bridging of academic research with professionals and policymakers for the sustainability.

Our Services

Services IHRR has been providing

Disaster Consulting Services

With an emphasis on areas vulnerable to flooding and landslides, the Institute for Himalayan Risk Reduction (IHRR) is an expert in offering comprehensive disaster consulting services. Improving community readiness and resilience is the goal of IHRR projects including creating maps of landslide susceptibility, creating flood hazard models, and putting early warning systems in place. Through partnerships with local governments, vulnerability assessments, and the use of cutting-edge technologies such as drones and telemetric stations, IHRR works to equip communities that are at risk of disaster with disaster management plans that are customized to meet their unique needs.

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Research and Development

In the realm of research and development, the Institute for Himalayan Risk Reduction (IHRR) is at the forefront of creative initiatives that strengthen resilience to disasters and advance sustainable practices. IHRR pioneers data-driven solutions to manage risks and empower communities through a range of activities, including temperature extreme prediction analytics, landslide susceptibility mapping, and flood modeling. Through the integration of technical improvements, stakeholder engagement, and holistic approaches, IHRR aims to progress knowledge, improve methodology, and create tools that improve preparedness, response, and recovery activities in places that are vulnerable.

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Disaster Education

Through its Disaster Academy Initiative, the Institute of Himalayan Risk Reduction (IHRR) provides customized Orientation and Sensitization sessions to students from various colleges in the nation, to educate them about disasters. IHRR enhances disaster management abilities by incorporating cutting-edge technologies like drones and DGPS into the curriculum through partnerships with various firms and organizations. IHRR seeks to strengthen communities against natural disasters by developing future leaders in disaster management and providing a route to a safer future.

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Youth in DRR

Youth involvement in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) activities is a priority for the Institute for Himalayan Risk Reduction (IHRR). With training in data processing techniques, collecting data for critical infrastructure, and localizing DRR tools like the BIPAD Portal, IHRR empowers youth. The goal of IHRR is to develop a new generation of qualified professionals who are capable of leading and supporting community actions related to disaster preparedness and response.

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