5th World Congress on Disaster Management 2021

About the Conference:

DMICS & IIT Delhi is organizing the Fifth World Congress on Disaster Management 2021 from November 24 to 27, 2021. WCDM has emerged as the largest global conference on disaster management outside the UN system.

World Congress on Disaster Management (WCDM) is a unique initiative of DMICS to bring researchers, policymakers, and practitioners from around the world in the same platform to discuss various challenging issues of disaster risk management.

The mission of WCDM is to promote the interaction of science, policy, and practices to enhance understanding of risks and advance actions for reducing risks and building resilience to disasters.

I. Global Pandemics: Lessons Learnt in Prevention, Mitigation, and Management of COVID-19
II. Emerging Technologies for Reducing Risks of Disasters
III. Problems and Prospects of Technology Transfer for Disaster Risk Reduction
IV. Enhancing Investments for Building Resilience: Challenges and Opportunities
V. Recent Trends of Official Development Assistance for Disaster Risk Management
VI. Capacity Development Strategies for Building Resilience to Disasters
VII. International Cooperation for Strengthening Capacity for Building Resilience
VIII. New Innovations in Earthquake Resistant Housing and Infrastructure
IX. Early Warning of Hydro-Meteorological Disasters: Tasks Ahead
X. Roads, Railways and Bridges: Risk Assessment and Mitigation
XI. Making Power and Telecommunication Infrastructure Resilient
XII. Remote Sensing, GIS, and Drones for Disaster Risk Management


In this backdrop, the Fifth World Congress on Disaster Management (WCDM-2020) is being organized in New Delhi from 24 to 27 November 2021 to deliberate on three critical issues that pose the most serious challenges as well as hold the best possible promises of building resilience to disasters. These are Technology, Finance, and Capacity (TFC).

Important Dates

Last date for submission of abstracts : 31 March 2021
Last date for intimation of acceptance of abstracts : 30 April 2021
Last date for submission of full-length draft papers : 31 August 2021
Acceptance of full-length papers for publication: 15 October 2021

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