Joining us

Who should be a Community member?

Anyone with expertise in social, scientific or engineering aspects that relate to natural hazards, disaster risk reduction, policy and governance, community resilience, climate change and/or coastal zone management. Students and those interested in these topics are also welcome.

Disciplines and professions of Community members include but are not limited to:

  • Municipal planners
  • Hydrologists
  • Engineers
  • Emergency managers
  • Insurance experts
  • Disaster recovery experts
  • Economists
  • Spatial analysts and cartographers
  • Coastal managers
  • Sustainable development professionals
  • Risk communication specialists
  • Policy-makers
  • Academics and researchers
  • International experts in coastal risk reduction

Opportunities for Community members

Through online and in-person engagement, the CCRF offers Community members the ability to:

  • engage with others in your field in a neutral form of knowledge exchange. Share best and new practices in your field
  • form relationships with people outside of your professional or academic field and gain additional perspectives
  • identify opportunities for collaborating and co-producing reports, policy-briefs, manuals and guidance documents
  • present and communicate scientific findings to decision-makers, policy-makers and the general Community
  • detect shortcomings and opportunities in current policy, institutional, regulatory arrangements related to coastal risk reduction and management
  • locate and share coastal risk resources with other Community members

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