According to a study conducted by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Texas A&M University, the air pollution in Asia is affecting global climate and weather patterns.
UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office located in Japan, the Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC), initiated the DRR Policy Peer Review project back in 2009 with the aim of developing Disaster
Several United Nations agencies joined forces to contribute to the development of a new Strategy for Disaster and Climate Resilient Development in the Pacific (SRDP).
The Asian Disaster Reduction Center, one of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices, has published the Natural Disasters Data Book 2012.
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite acquired am image of Super Typhoon Haiyan over the Philippines on 8 November 2013.
ESA’s Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity satellite, SMOS, captured three superstorms have been affecting Asia over the past three weeks.
The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) last week stated that for the first time in history the world has experienced three consecutive years where annual economic losses have exceeded $
From 20 to 22 February, ESCAP (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific) held a regional workshop on geo-referenced disaster risk management information systems for So
The 4th Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 19 to 23 May at the International Conference Centre of Geneva (CICG).
An early view of disaster trends in 2012 across Asia, the world's most disaster-prone region, shows that mortality from flood events continues to decline but economic losses remain a major cause of
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