DRVC 2023 offers an opportunity to professionals, experts and students to present their research papers on various themes on disaster. Selected papers will be allowed for shorted presentation and/or published in the proceeding volume.


The conference aims to update the knowledge base of disaster management professionals by communicating the latest practices and developments evolved in various parts of the globe. Anything and everything that qualifies in the subject of disaster management is encouraged to be discussed in the DRVC 2023.

The main theme is focused on The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction Sub- Themes are as:

  • Climate Change Impacts / Extreme Events / Resilience and Adaptation
  • Global Humanitarian Emergencies
  • Science and Technology in DRR
  • Disaster Governance
  • Public Health / Emergency Management and Medicine
  • International Relations in DRR
  • Community and Social Vulnerabilities
  • Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction

Not restricted to the above themes. Broader areas could also be accommodated.


Abstracts not exceeding 3000 words excluding primary pages, annexure and references should be emailed to the Convener at drvc.disaster@gmail.com on or before the last date

The abstract should use Times New Roman throughout. It should have a title (Capitalize each word, bold, font size 12), author names — please do not prefix Dr, Mr./Ms. etc. – (upper lower case, bold font size 12) with affiliation mentioning name of the institution and place – avoid designation — (upper lower case, font size 11). The corresponding author name should be indicated with an asterisk (superscript). Each abstract should have four to five key words (italics, font size 11). Paper title, author(s) name and their affiliation should be center aligned, body text of abstract should be justified on both sides with 1.5 line spacing and font size of the text should 12 pt.

Abstracts will be reviewed by the scientific review committee based on the themes of DRVC 2023. Acceptance will be communicated through email.

The Paper not conforming to the stipulated format are liable to be rejected.


Candidates will be allowed to present for 15 minutes and 5 minutes will be given for discussion. The PowerPoint presentation may carry maximum of 20 slides.