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UNISDR: Climate change accounts for 87 percent of disasters worldwide

UNISDR head Wahlström urges world leaders to take action on disaster risk reduction

Ahead of the Third United Nations World Conference on

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Atlas of cities at risk from natural disasters published

2013 Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines (Image: DFID/ Henry Donati)

More than 50 percent of the most exposed cities in the world for natural disasters are located in Philippines, China, Japan and Bangladesh, according to a recent publication by the global risk analytics company Verisk Maplecroft.

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WCDRR Public Forum: Enhancing Disaster Resilience by Fusion of Simulation, Sensing and Geospatial Information

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This public forum is focusing on enhancing society's

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15/03/2015

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Sendai

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Tohoku University Room N°: Mutimedia Hall

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  • Japan

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International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan Aerospace and Exploration Agency (JAXA), German Aerospace Center, UN-SPIDER

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WCDRR Working Session: Earth Observation and High Technology to Reduce Risks

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The session during the Third UN World Conference on

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15/03/2015

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Sendai

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Sendai International Centre Room N°: Exhibition Hall 1

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  • Japan

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Governments: Japan: Cabinet Office, MIC, MEXT, GSI, JAXA; Germany: DLR; China: NDRCC; Dominican Republic: CNE - EIGEO Bangladesh: MoDMR; Sri Lanka: DMC.

International and Regional Organizations: UNOOSA/ UN-SPIDER, UNESCAP, UNSD, UN-GGIM, UNITAR/UNOSAT, FAO, ITU, GEO, CEOS, GFDRR, ESA, ADRC, ICIMOD, ISCGM, IEEE RAS, IAEE, IMWI, CAS-TWAE-SDIM , IRS, CRASAR.

Academia: IRIDEeS, Tohoku University, Japan

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WCDRR Working Session: Early Warning

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Over the last decades there has been an increase in weather-related disasters, changes in societal structures, and advancements in weather prediction technologies. The session will examine in particular experiences in early warning. The integration of geospatial technology as part of risk communication has been a key to success to early warning systems and risk information application by governments, businesses and individuals.

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14/03/2015

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Sendai

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Sendai International Centre, Main Hall

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  • Japan

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Governments: Japan (Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), other National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs), Germany – tentative

Major Groups: IFRC

UN: WMO, UNESCO, UNDP, UNESCAP, UNOOSA, ITU, UNITAR

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Geospatial Information Authority (GSI)

The Geospatial Information (GSI) Authority of Japan is jointly working with International Steering Committee for Global Mapping (ISCGM) on application of Geospatial Technology in Urban

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ALOS-2/CIRC data is now open to the public

The ALOS data is accessible via the CIRC observation data search

After the calibration and validation of ALOS-2/CIRC, the Japanese Space Agency JAXA confirmed that the data quality of ALOS-2/CIRC is adequate. All ALOS-2/CIRC data is therefore now available to the public.

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Mon, 09/02/2015 - 15:59

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ADRC: Regional Support Office activities in 2015

The Asian

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Thu, 29/01/2015 - 11:09

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Japanese government to develop disposable disaster response satellite

Tsunami Damage near Ishinomaki, Japan March 15, 2011

The Japanese government is currently planning the development of an operationally responsive small observation satellite to be launched in case of a

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Tue, 13/01/2015 - 15:43

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The Group on Earth Observations and the System of Systems in Asia; the Next 10 years

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OGC and GEO announce joint session on GEOSS in Asia: The Next 10 years November 13, 2014 - Join the Group on Earth Observations (GEO), the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and invited speakers at a special joint session scheduled for December 1st, 1100-1800 (JST), in Tokyo, Japan.

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01/12/2014

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Akiharaba Convention Hall (5th Floor), Tokyo, Room 5C-2

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Tokyo

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  • Japan

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Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)

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Group on Earth Observations (GEO)

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